Pay and Benefits Watch: 2000 and 2001 holiday schedule

In July, Pay and Benefits Watch previewed the federal holiday schedule for 2000 and 2001. By popular demand, we're publishing the holiday schedule again in this Thanksgiving edition of the column.

2000 Holidays

New Year's Day Friday, Dec. 31, 1999
Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday Monday, Jan. 17
Washington's Birthday Monday, Feb. 21
Memorial Day Monday, May 29
Independence Day Tuesday, July 4
Labor Day Monday, Sept. 4
Columbus Day Monday, Oct. 9
Veterans Day Friday, Nov. 10
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 23
Christmas Day Monday, Dec. 25

2001 Holidays *

New Year's Day Monday, Jan. 1
Martin Luther King, Jr., Birthday Monday, Jan. 15
Washington's Birthday Monday, Feb.19
Memorial Day Monday, May 28
Independence Day Wednesday, July 4
Labor Day Monday, Sept. 3
Columbus Day Monday, Oct. 8
Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 12
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, Nov. 22
Christmas Day Tuesday, Dec. 25
* Inauguration Day, January 20, 2001, falls on a Saturday. An employee who works in the District of Columbia, Montgomery or Prince Georges Counties in Maryland, Arlington or Fairfax Counties in Virginia, or the cities of Alexandria or Fairfax in Virginia, and who is regularly scheduled to perform non-overtime work on Inauguration Day, is entitled to a holiday. There is no in-lieu-of holiday for employees who are not regularly scheduled to work on Inauguration Day.
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