SHRM survey: Employers set 2014 holiday schedules

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Almost all U.S. employers will give workers a day off next year on Christmas Day, Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2014 Holiday Schedules survey.

The survey found that most full-time employees (78%) will receive six to 10 paid holidays per year, while most part-time workers (51%) will receive up to five paid holidays per year.

The top 2014 holidays that most organizations will observe are:

  • Christmas Day (observed by 95% of employers)
  • New Year’s Day (94%)
  • Thanksgiving Day (94%)
  • Independence Day (93%)
  • Labor Day (93%)
  • Memorial Day (92%)
  • Day after Thanksgiving (66%)
  • Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday (36%)
  • Presidents Day (35%)
  • Veterans Day (22%).

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