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Holidays when work will shut down in 2017

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Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Labor Day, Memorial Day and Independence Day head the list of holidays when most workplaces will be closed in 2017, according to a new survey by the Society for Human Resource Management.

This year, with Christmas falling on a Sunday, 28% of offices will close on Friday, Dec. 23 and 54% will close on Monday, Dec. 26. Only 11% will close the whole week after Christmas.

2017’s top dozen days off
% of employers to be closed

Jan. 2 Monday after New Year’s Day: 72%
Jan. 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 39%
Feb. 20 President’s Day: 34%
May 29 Memorial Day: 93%
July 3 Monday before Independence Day: 13%
July 4 Independence Day: 93%
Sept. 4 Labor Day: 94%
Oct. 9 Columbus Day: 14%
Nov. 23 Thanksgiving Day: 97%
Nov. 24 Friday after Thanksgiving: 75%
Dec. 25 Christmas: 95%
Dec. 26 Tuesday after Christmas: 28%

Source: Society for Human Resource Management survey, October 2016

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