*The discretionary day is for observance of a holiday or other special day during calendar year 2009. It must be used during pay periods beginning December 28, 2008 through December 26, 2009. Employee who work a Monday through Friday schedule should plan to use their 2009 discretionary day by December 24, 2009.
Except for Veteran's Day, all University offices will be closed on designated holidays. Classified and Unclassified Employees will be compensated for the holidays as noted below.
When one of the holidays fall on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be the officially observed holiday. When one of these legal holidays falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be the officially observed holiday.
The Governor may designate additional days on which state offices are to be closed in observance of a holiday or a holiday season. Any such day will be treated as a legal holiday. The Governor may also designate a discretionary holiday which an eligible employee may use for observing a holiday or other special day.
Nine-month faculty and temporary classified employees are not eligible for the discretionary day.
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