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The University's Holiday Policy provides regular full-time and regular part-time staff with pay for recognized holidays. The University observes and schedules only essential services on the following holidays:
New Year's Day Thanksgiving Day
Memorial Day Friday after Thanksgiving
Independence Day Christmas Day
Labor Day Christmas Season Floater
When one of the above holidays falls on a Saturday, it will be observed on the preceding Friday. When the holiday falls on a Sunday, it will be observed on the following Monday.

Holiday pay is at the employee's current rate of pay for the number of hours which constitute the employee's regularly scheduled workday. These hours are treated as hours worked for calculating overtime.

Exempt staff who work on a recognized holiday are afforded an equal amount of compensatory time off at a mutually convenient date.

Non-exempt staff who work on a recognized holiday (other than a floating holiday) receive pay for the holiday plus two times their current rate of pay for all hours worked on that holiday.

Questions regarding this policy should be directed to your HR Service Partner.

The University reserves the right to change the Holiday Policy as it deems necessary.

This page is designed to summarize the University of Hartford's Holiday Policy. Where there are differences between the provisions of this website and more specific statements contained in University files (such as plan documents), those statements shall control.