Wyoming Holidays laws & HR compliance analysis

Wyoming Holidays: What you need to know

Wyoming observes the following as official holidays:
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January 1 New Year's Day
Third Monday in January Martin Luther King Jr. Day/Wyoming Equality Day
Third Monday in February Washington's and Lincoln's Birthday
Last Monday in May Memorial Day
July 4 Independence Day
First Monday in September Labor Day
November 11 Veterans Day
Fourth Thursday in November Thanksgiving Day
December 25 Christmas Day
The governor or president of the United States may declare or appoint additional holidays. When New Year's Day, Independence Day, Christmas Day, or Veterans Day falls on a Sunday, the legal holiday is observed the following Monday (WY Stat. Sec. 8-4-101).
State employers. State offices are closed and state employees receive paid time off on these holidays.
Private employers. Private employers are not obligated by state law to provide any holidays as paid (or unpaid) days off.
Last reviewed on November 14, 2017.

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Wyoming Holidays Resources

Type Title
Handouts Managing Holiday Celebrations (Handout)
Policies Holiday
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