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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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