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The Laboratory has announced the following holiday schedule for 2015:


Berkeley Lab Holiday Calendar 2015

Thursday, January 1, 2015

New Year's Holiday

Monday, January 19, 2015

Martin Luther King Holiday

Monday, February 16, 2015

Presidents Day

Friday, March 27, 2015

Cesar Chavez Day**

Monday, May 25, 2015

Memorial Day

Friday, July 3, 2015

Independence Day

Monday, September 7, 2015

Labor Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Veterans Day**

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 27, 2015

Day after Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Christmas Eve Holiday

Friday, December 25, 2015

Christmas Holiday

Monday, December 28, 2015

Administrative Holiday **

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Vacation day or Leave without pay*

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Vacation day or Leave without pay*

Thursday, December 31, 2015

New Year's Eve Holiday

Friday, January 1, 2016

New Year's Day

* Employees may use either vacation or leave without pay for these dates. Up to two days' advance use of vacation credit accruals for the months of December may be used to facilitate the implementation of Christmas/New Year's holiday closures. This applies only to employees who have not had sufficient time to accrue adequate vacation balances [see Vacation Leave policy]


**Eligible employees have the option to take one of these days as a holiday. Those employees taking Cesar Chavez or Veterans Day as a holiday in Calendar Year 2015 must use a third vacation day on Monday, December 28, 2015.  See the Implementation Guidance for information on eligibility and time entry procedures.


The Laboratory holiday policy is contained in the Requirements and Policy Manual (RPM), Holidays.