Slideshow Top employer-offered holidays in 2015

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  • December 01 2014, 1:23pm EST
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Christmas Day

The only religious holiday to make the list, and 97% of employers say they expect to be closed Dec. 25 in observance of the Christian holiday.
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Thanksgiving Day

Turkeys, mashed potatoes, parades and football are some of the activities many people enjoy on this November holiday. Tied with Christmas, 97% of employers also say they will close their doors on this holiday.
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New Year’s Day

To ring in the new year, and perhaps sleep off the night before, 95% of employers say they plan to let employees take the day off.
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Labor Day

While not all employers plan to “unlabor” their employees, still an extreme majority, 95% of employers, will turn off the lights on this holiday.
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Memorial Day

To herald in the summer, 94% of employers say they will shut things down to let employees have some time off.
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Independence Day

In commemoration of adopting the Declaration of Independence and declaring liberation from Great Britain, 76% of employers (who say they are normally open on Saturdays) will be closed.
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Day after Thanksgiving

Otherwise known as “Black Friday,” shopping malls and stores will be flooded with people as 76% of employers say they will be closed the day after Thanksgiving.
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Day before Independence Day

Getting to the nitty gritty, only 60% of employers planning say they plan to close office the day before Independence Day.
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Floating holiday

Other than personal days and paid holidays, just over one-third (36%) of employers say they offer “floating holidays” to employees – and of those that do, % say they offer 1-2 floating holidays per year.
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