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The Laboratory has announced the following holiday schedule:

Berkeley Lab's Holiday Calendar 2023
New Year DayMonday, January 2
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday, January 16
Presidents' DayMonday, February 20
Cesar Chavez DayFriday, March 31 - Optional Floating Holiday**
Memorial DayMonday, May 29
JuneteenthMonday, June 19
Independence DayTuesday, July 4
Labor DayMonday, September 4
Veterans DayFriday, November 10 - Optional Floating Holiday **
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 23
Friday, November 24
Winter HolidayMonday, December 25
Tuesday, December 26
Administrative DayWednesday, December 27 - Optional Floating Holiday/vacation day/ unpaid**
Administrative DayThursday, December 28 - Vacation day or unpaid leave
New Year HolidayFriday, December 29, 2023
Monday, January 1, 2024
** Eligible employees have the option to take one of these days as a holiday. Those employees taking Cesar Chavez or Veterans Day as a Floating holiday must use a third vacation day during the Administrative days after Christmas. 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.