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2019 State Of California Paid Holidays


In 2019, Employees with the State Of California are entitled to the following paid holidays:

  • New Year's Day (Tuesday, January 1)
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Monday, January 21)
  • President's Day (Monday, February 18)
  • Cesar Chavez Day (Monday, April 1)
  • Memorial Day (Monday, May 27)
  • Independence Day (Thursday, July 4)
  • Labor Day (Monday, September 2)
  • Veteran's Day (Monday, November 11)
  • Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, November 28)
  • Day After Thanksgiving Day (Friday, November 29)
  • Christmas Day (Wednesday, December 25)

Notes On Holidays:

  • New Year’s Day – January 1
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day – 3rd Monday in January
  • President's Day – 3rd Monday In February
  • Cesar Chavez Day – March 31
  • Memorial Day – The last Monday in May
  • Independence Day – July 4
  • Labor Day – First Monday in September
  • Veterans Day – November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day – 4th Thursday in November
  • Day After Thanksgiving – The Friday after Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day – December 25

More On Holidays

  • Columbus Day (October 14, 2019) is not is a paid holiday for State of California employees.
  • When A Holiday falls on a Saturday, State Employees receive Holiday Credit. If it falls on a Sunday, the holiday is observed the next day.
  • President’s Day is also known as Washington’s Birthday.
  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s actual birthday is January 15.
  • State Employees receive 1 Personal Holiday a year. It is credited on July 1st.

Thanks for reading!

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