Holiday Observances

To help you and your family plan your upcoming holidays and time off, below are answers to frequently asked questions regarding holidays, observances and employee compensation.

Regular full-time and part-time employees receive the following paid holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday After Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year’s Eve Day

Observing Holidays : When Are Offices Closed if a Holiday Falls on a Weekend?

If the holiday falls on a Saturday, our business offices will be closed on Friday. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, our offices will be closed on Monday.

2024 Holiday Observances

  • New Year’s Day - Tuesday, January 2, 2024
  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 27, 2024
  • Independence Day - Thursday, July 4, 2024
  • Labor Day - Monday, September 2, 2024
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 28, 2024
  • Friday After Thanksgiving Day - Friday, November 29, 2024
  • Christmas Eve Day - Tuesday, December 24, 2024
  • Christmas Day - Wednesday, December 25, 2024
  • New Year’s Eve Day - Tuesday, December 31, 2024

2025 Holiday Observances

  • New Year's Day 2025 - Wednesday, January 1, 2025

From Our NCHC Employee Compensation Policy

For holiday pay purposes, employees subject to seven (7) day a week scheduling are paid on the actual holiday. For employees working a Monday – Friday schedule, when any of these holidays fall on a Saturday or Sunday, the preceding Friday or following Monday are considered the holiday for scheduling purposes. Holiday pay is paid based on an employee’s status. Regular full-time employees will be paid eight (8) hours for each holiday; regular part-time employees will be paid six (6) hours).

If you would like to read the full Compensation Policy, please log into UKG Learning and click on the Content Tab. Select policies and you can search for "Compensation".

If you have any questions, please reach out to your manager or call our Human Resources Team at 715.848.4419 or