UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
The UW System grants nine days of paid
legal holidays per year to eligible employees. Full-time employees earn eight
hours of leave for each legal holiday. Part-time employees earn a prorated
amount based on their appointment percentage. University offices are closed on the following legal holidays:
When a legal holiday falls on a Saturday, the employee is granted eight hours of floating legal holiday (prorated, if part-time).
When a legal holiday falls on a Sunday, the legal holiday is observed and the UW System is closed on the Monday following the legal holiday.
Due to varying business needs, some employees may be required to work on a legal holiday. Employees who are required to work on a legal holiday, or if the legal holiday is on an employee's regularly scheduled day off, they will be granted floating legal holiday.
Floating legal holidays can be used like any other paid leave, and must be used by the end of the year in which it was earned (calendar year for University Staff employees, fiscal year for Faculty, Academic Staff or Limited appointees).
To be eligible for a paid legal holiday, you must:
UPS Operational Policy BN2: Personal Holiday and Legal Holiday
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A listing of offices which serve the general public can be found here