The full list of 2021 US federal holidays

The full list of 2021 US federal holidays
Federal holidays are often celebrated with paid time off

As we near July, a host of federal holidays will fall in the coming months.

Fra Independence Day to Thanksgiving, there is plenty to put in the calendars for 2021.

First introduced by Congress in 1885 when it was decided that federal employees should have certain days off from work, the list of US federal holidays eventually grew to the 10 days of historical significance that Americans now recognise.

Og, to ensure that Americans get the chance to celebrate the holidays no matter what day they fall on, there are guidelines for celebrating.

Federal holidays that fall on a Saturday are observed by federal employees on the previous Friday, whereas holidays that fall on Sunday are observed the following Monday.

On these days, non-essential federal government offices are closed and banks, post offices and schools may also be closed.

For employees in the private sector, federal holidays may or may not mean a day offas companies cannot legally be required to observe the holiday. Fortunately, most employers will still give employees the day off on holidays such as Thanksgiving or Christmasor pay extra to employees working on the day.

These are the dates of the 2021 US federal holidays to mark on your calendar.

2021 federal holidays

New Year’s Day: fredag, januar 1

Martin Luther King Jr Day: Monday, januar 18

President’s Day: Monday, februar 15

Memorial Day: Monday, Kan 31

Independence Day: Sunday, juli 4

Independence Day (Observed): Monday, juli 5

<strong>Labor Day</strong>: Monday, september 6

Columbus Day: Monday, October 11

VeteransDay: Thursday, november 11

Thanksgiving: Thursday, november 25

Christmas Day (observed): fredag, December 24

Christmas Day: lørdag, December 25

Other important days to note:

Valentine’s Day: Sunday, februar 14

St Patrick’s Day: Wednesday, mars 17

Good Friday: fredag, april 2

Easter: Sunday, april 4

Mother’s Day: Sunday, Kan 9

Father’s Day: Sunday, juni 20

Halloween: Sunday, October 31

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