7.1 Holidays recognized and observed. The following days shall be recognized and observed

as paid holidays:

New Year's Day

Martin Luther King Day

Presidents' Day

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day

Thanksgiving Day

Day After Thanksgiving

Christmas Day

Eligible employees shall receive pay for each of the holidays listed above, on which they

perform no work, provided the holiday falls within their work year. Whenever any of the

holidays listed above shall fall on Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be observed as the

holiday. Whenever any of the holidays listed above fall on Sunday, the succeeding

Monday shall be observed as the holiday. For those employees assigned to a work week

other than Monday through Friday, the holiday shall be observed on the calendar date of

the holiday.

7.2 Eligibility Requirements. To be eligible for holiday pay, employees must be active on the

payroll the day of the holiday. The holiday shall not be counted as a working day for the

purposes of this Article.

7.3 Notwithstanding Article 7.2, a temporary employee shall be eligible for holiday pay only

after such employee has been employed as a temporary employee for sixty-seven (67)

consecutive workdays.

7.4 If Martin Luther King Day or Presidents' Day falls on a day when school is in session, the

employee shall work that day at straight time and another day shall be designated as the

holiday. This designated holiday shall be determined by agreement between the employee

and the supervisor.

7.5 Employees who work summer school and qualify under the eligibility requirements of 7.2

above shall be paid for the Independence Day holiday.

7.6 Employees who are required to work on a holiday listed in Article 7.1 , except in situations

defined in Article 7.4, shall be compensated on a time and one-half basis in addition to

regular holiday pay.