2011 Holiday Calendar of US Federal States issued by OPM

By on Jan 3, 2011 in Holidays, United States Comments

The US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has issued on its website, the official list of federal holidays for 2011. The US OPM is also responsible for the recruiting, retaining and honoring the workforce of the US government.

The 2011 Federal Holidays was established through a federal law that states:

Federal law (5 U.S.C. 6103) establishes the following public holidays for Federal employees. Please note that most Federal employees work on a Monday through Friday schedule. For these employees, when a holiday falls on a nonworkday — Saturday or Sunday — the holiday usually is observed on Monday (if the holiday falls on Sunday) or Friday (if the holiday falls on Saturday).

Herewith is the 2011 Holiday Calendar of US Federal States taken from the website of US OPM:

  • December 31, 2010 – New Year’s Day (considered as a holiday because January 1, 2011 falls on a Saturday)
  • January 17, 2011 – Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • February 21 – Washington’s Birthday (declared as “Washington’s Birthday” in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code)
  • May 30, 2011 – Memorial Day
  • July 4, 2011 – Independence Day
  • September 5, 2011 – Labor Day
  • October 10, 2011 – Columbus Day
  • November 11, 2011 – Veterans Day
  • November 24, 2011 – Thanksgiving Day
  • December 26 – Christmas Day (considered as a holiday because December 25, 2011 falls on a Sunday)


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