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The statutes were updated in November, 2018, and contain all actions of the
2018 legislative session.
§ 371. Legal holidays
(a) The following shall be legal holidays:
New Year's Day, January 1;
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday, the third Monday in January;
Presidents' Day, the third Monday in February;
Town Meeting Day, the first Tuesday in March;
Memorial Day, the last Monday in May;
Independence Day, July 4;
Bennington Battle Day, August 16;
Labor Day, the first Monday in September;
Columbus Day, the second Monday in October;
Veterans' Day, November 11;
Thanksgiving Day, the fourth Thursday in November;
Christmas Day, December 25.
(b) All State departments, agencies and offices shall observe any legal holiday which falls on a Saturday on the preceding Friday and any legal holiday which falls on a Sunday on the following Monday; however, all other conditions of employment related to legal holidays, including decisions such as the closing or opening of State offices and compensation for work performed on such a day, shall be proper matters for collective bargaining pursuant to 3 V.S.A. § 904.
(c) The provisions of this section shall not affect any collective bargaining agreement in existence on the effective date hereof. (Amended 1969, No. 202 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. date, see note set out below; 1973, No. 71, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1974; 1973, No. 150 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; eff. March 11, 1974; 1975, No. 133 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Feb. 6, 1976; 1985, No. 251 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2003, No. 83 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2017, No. 130 (Adj. Sess.), § 20.)