Washington's Birthday 2019 - Federal Holidays
Washington's Birthday is one of ten federal holidays recognized nationwide by the United States Government. All non-essential federal government offices are closed on Washington's Birthday, and all federal employees are paid even if they receive the day off. Many private-sector employees will also receive paid time off or special holiday pay on Washington's Birthday.
Offically Washington’s Birthday, but colloquially known as President’s Day, is a celebration of the first president of the United States. It is celebrated every third Monday of February, and has been a federal holiday since 1879.
When is the next Washington's Birthday?Washington's Birthday is 71 days away. (10.1 weeks away or 2.4 months away)
Washington's Birthday will next be observed on Monday, February 17th, 2020.
Washington's Birthday Dates
|Year||Washington's Birthday Recognition Date|
|2018||Monday, February 19th|
|2019||Monday, February 18th|
|2020||Monday, February 17th|
|2021||Monday, February 15th|
|2022||Monday, February 21st|
|2023||Monday, February 20th|
|2024||Monday, February 19th|
* Because most Federal Employees work on a Monday to Friday schedule, when a holidays falls on a weekend the holiday is observed on the closest regular workday. The holiday is observed on Friday if the holiday falls on Saturday and Monday if the holiday falls on Sunday (5 U.S.C. 6103 (b)(2)).
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