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Department of the Interior

Holiday pay only if you actually work a holiday

As a seasonal National Park Service employee, I am accustomed to working on holidays and getting paid time-and-a-half for it. However, even employees who don't work on a holiday get paid holiday pay for the day they worked nearest to the actual holiday. For example, this past July 4th was a Monday and most of the Monday-Friday employees were off for the holiday, but received holiday pay on Tuesday. It makes little sense... more »

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Legislative Branch

Emergency Work on Hoidays

Congress should not be alowed to take holidays off during national emergencies; fiscal or otherwise. My guess is if we had another Pearl Harbor everyone would show up. When the rehtric to the public is laced with any sort of indication that there is emergency action needed then there should be no holiday recess for congress until it is resolved. Example is the current fiscal crisis. and certainly no emergency, additional... more »

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