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’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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