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2015 and 2016 State Holidays

The following days are observed as paid holidays by state agencies:

HOLIDAY  2015                                      2016
New Year's Day  Thursday, January 1  Friday, January 1
Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Monday, January 19  Monday, January 18
Memorial Day  Monday, May 25  Monday, May 30
Independence Day  Saturday, July 4  Monday, July 4
Labor Day  Monday, September 7  Monday, September 5
Veterans' Day  Wednesday, November 11  Friday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day  Thursday, November 26  Thursday, November 24
Friday after Thanksgiving  Friday, November 27  Friday, November 25
Christmas Day  Friday, December 25  Sunday, December 25

Note: If the actual holiday falls on Saturday, the preceding Friday is observed as a holiday. When a holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday is observed as a holiday.

Full-time employees are entitled to one personal holiday each year. Personal holidays are credited to eligible employees on July 1, and must be taken by the employee by June 30 of each year.

Section 110.117, F.S.