The following is a list of legal holidays and the dates on which they will be observed for calendar years 2012, 2013 and 2014.
|New Year’s Day||January 1**||January 1||January 1|
|Martin Luther King Day||January 16||January 21||January 20|
|President’s Day||February 20||February 18||February 17|
|Patriots’ Day||April 16||April 15||April 21|
|Memorial Day||May 28||May 27||May 26|
|Independence Day||July 4||July 4||July 4|
|Labor Day||September 3||September 2||September 1|
|Columbus Day||October 8||October 14||October 13|
|Veterans’ Day||November 11**||November 11||November 11|
|Thanksgiving Day||November 22||November 28||November 27|
|Christmas Day||December 25||December 25||December 25|
*In the event a legal holiday falls on a Saturday, all offices under the jurisdiction of any department of state government shall be open to the public for business on the Friday immediately preceding any Saturday holiday.
Managers and confidential employees: As many employees as possible should be given off the Friday immediately preceding the Saturday holiday. Whenever possible, the following Monday shall be used as the alternative day off. Employees assigned to work shall be given an additional day off.
Bargaining unit employees: See the relevant collective bargaining agreement.
** In the event a legal holiday falls on a Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the following Monday.