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:
If the legal holidays of January 1, July 4, or December 25 fall on a Sunday, university offices are closed the following day (Monday) and the holiday is observed on that Monday.
If any of the other legal holidays fall on a regularly scheduled day off (such as Saturday or Sunday), employees are granted floating holiday time (prorated if part-time).
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: