PDA 11. Holidays

Regular full-time employees in established positions shall be entitled to take all authorized holidays at full pay not to exceed eight hours for any one day, provided they are in a full pay status on both their regularly scheduled workdays immediately preceding and following the holiday. Part-time employees shall be entitled to holiday pay in proportion to the average percentage of full-time hours worked in the two pay periods immediately before the pay period with the holiday. If two or more holidays fall on succeeding or alternate pay periods, the average full-time hours worked in the two pay periods immediately preceding the first holiday shall be used to determine the holiday pay entitlement for the subsequent holiday.

11.2 The holidays in this County are:

(1) January 1 (New Years Day)
(2) Third Monday in January (Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday)
(3) February 12 * (Lincoln’s Birthday)*
(4) Third Monday in February (Washington’s Birthday)
(5) Last Monday in May (Memorial Day)
(6) July 4 (Independence Day)
(7) First Monday in September (Labor Day)
(8) Second Monday in October (Columbus Day)
(9) November 11 (Veterans Day)
(10) Fourth Thursday in November (Thanksgiving Day)
(11) Friday following Thanksgiving Day
(12) December 25 (Christmas)
(13) Every day appointed by the President of the United States or the Governor of the State of California to be a day of public mourning, thanksgiving, or holiday. The granting of such holidays shall be discretionary with the Board of Supervisors.

* Effective February 12, 2001, the Lincoln’s Birthday holiday shall be eliminated and replaced with a floating holiday (8 hours of holiday time) which will accrue on each February 12.

11.3 If one of the holidays listed above falls on Sunday and the employee is not regularly scheduled to work that day, the employee’s first regularly scheduled workday following the holiday shall be considered a holiday.

11.4 If any of the holidays listed above falls on a day other than Sunday and the employee is not regularly scheduled to work that day, or if an employee is required to work on a holiday, the employee shall be entitled to equivalent straight time off with pay. This equivalent straight time off earned is limited to 120 hours with any time earned in excess of 120 hours cashed out at the equivalent straight time rate. If an employee leaves County service with accrued hours, those hours will be cashed out.

In County facilities where there is 24 hour per day coverage, employees working such coverage shall observe holidays on the actual date of the holiday.

11.5 Extra help employees are not entitled to holiday pay or to time off with pay in lieu of holiday pay.

11.6 Employees in Work Group 1 working on a holiday shall be compensated for time worked at the rate of time and one-half the straight-time rate as provided in Section 7 (Overtime).

11.7 One Probation Officer assigned to Intake in Juvenile Proba¬tion and one Probation Officer assigned to the Community Release Program when working a holiday shall receive monetary compensation for such time worked at the rate of time and one-half the straight time rate.

11.8 Employees regularly scheduled to work a 9/80 or 4/10 schedule may use vacation, accrued holiday pay, or compensatory time off to account for the additional one or two hours of their shift, or they can request to flex those hours within the same work week, with approval of their supervisor.