Slideshow Top 2016 employer offered holidays

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  • November 08 2015, 9:54pm EST
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With the exception of Christmas and Easter Sunday, few employers plan to close office on religious holidays. However, holidays come in all sizes, on nearly every calendar day of the year. The Society for Human Resources Management has assembled a list of the top holidays, both religious and federal, that employers expect to be closed for in 2016 in order to allow their employees some time to enjoy themselves and their families.


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Thanksgiving Day

94% of employers plan to close this day.


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New Year’s Day

93% of employers plan to close this day.


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Memorial Day

93% of employers plan to close this day.


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Independence Day

93% of employers plan to close this day.


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Labor Day

92% of employers plan to close this day.


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Christmas

80% of employers plan to close this day.


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Day after Thanksgiving

71% of employers plan to close this day.


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Holiday swap

15% will allow full-time employees to “swap holidays”


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In between

A majority of employers plan to remain open for the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day, but 11% of employers say they plan to close and another 1% will close early.


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Veteran's day

With Veteran’s day right around the corner this week, SHRM says only 19% of employers are expected to close this day.


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