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Human Resources

Holidays and Winter Break

Bentley Observes the Following Holidays:

New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day
Patriots’ Day
Memorial Day
Juneteenth
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples Day
Day Before Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving
Day After Thanksgiving
December 24th
Christmas Day

In addition, the University generally closes between December 26 and December 31 for Winter Break.  Employees are paid for those days at their regular rate of pay for any hours they would have otherwise been scheduled to work on those days.

The dates on which these holidays and Winter Break will be observed each year are posted below.

Union employees should consult their collective bargaining agreement for a list of holidays and provisions regarding holiday pay.

Holiday Pay

Employee Classification

Holiday Pay

Faculty

Regular pay

Full-time exempt staff

Regular pay

Full-time non-exempt staff

Straight-time pay for hours regularly scheduled to work on the date a holiday is observed

Part-time exempt staff

Regular pay if scheduled to work on the date a holiday is observed

Part-time non-exempt staff

Straight-time pay for hours regularly scheduled to work on the date a holiday is observed

Less than half-time staff

No holiday pay

Union employees

Terms of applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement apply

Employees Who Work on a Holiday

In addition to their holiday pay as indicated above, non-exempt staff who work on a holiday will also be paid for any hours worked on a holiday at their straight time rate, or overtime rate if the hours worked on a holiday result in the employee working more than 40 hours that work week. I.e., non-exempt employees will be paid “double time” for hours worked on a holiday (or two and a half times their regular rate of pay if overtime is involved). Exempt employees who work on a holiday may schedule a compensatory day off with approval of their supervisor.  Employees must get advance approval from their supervisors before working on a holiday.

Click below to see the current Academic Year Holiday Schedule: 

2022-2023 Holiday Schedule

 

Date last revised:  March 2022