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HR Question of the week

What is the holiday schedule for December 2011?

Kent State once again will implement a holiday schedule for the last week in December. The holiday schedule will run from Sunday, Dec. 25, through Monday, Jan. 2. During that time, all nonessential operations will be closed at all Kent State campuses. Regular university operations will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 3.

This year, the Christmas and New Year's holidays fall on a Sunday. Classified and unclassified employees will receive paid leave for three days, Dec. 28, 29 and 30. The paid leave is in addition to the paid holidays of Dec. 26, 27 and Jan. 2.

The holiday schedule applies to classified and unclassified employees who normally accrue vacation throughout the year. Employees not eligible for the paid leave include student employees, classified temporary staff, temporary agency staff, unclassified nine and 10-month term appointments, short-term unclassified assignments and employees in a lay-off status.

More information, including a list of departments and their status during the holiday schedule, will be published in the Dec. 12 issue of e-Inside. Information will also be available on the Holiday Schedule website.

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