Know Your Rights
Your Local 1000 union contract contains hundreds of articles governing your hard-earned rights, including wages, benefits and working conditions. This overview explains how our 96,000 represented state workers are entitled to 11 observed holidays and how you’re paid for those holidays should you be required to work on one of those days.
Employees who work any of these six holidays will be paid at 1.5 times their regular rate of pay, and will also earn up to 8 hours of holiday credit.
- New Year’s Day (January 1)
- Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
- Independence Day (July 4)
- Labor Day (first Monday in September)
- Thanksgiving Day
Employees who work any of these five holidays will be paid at their regular rate of pay, and will also earn up to 8 hours of holiday credit.
- Martin Luther King Day (third Mon. in January)
- Presidents’ Day (third Monday in February)
- Veterans Day (Nov. 11)
- César Chávez Day (March 31)
- The day after Thanksgiving
Contract Article 7 – Holidays – contains many provisions affecting holiday compensation and overtime calculation, which can differ by Work Week Group or Bargaining Unit. Learn more here.
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