Code of Ordinances

Of Union County, Illinois.

11-4-C-8 Holidays and Personal Days

(A) Employees shall receive eight (8) hours pay per each recognized holiday.  Those holidays recognized under the Agreement shall be as follows:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Lincoln’s Birthday
  • Thanksgiving
  • Labor Day
  • Good Friday
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • General Election Day
  • Independence Day
  • Martin Luther King Birthday
  • Christmas Eve
  • Columbus Day
  • Washington’s Birthday
  • Christmas Day

Any other additional days or part days, which may be observed by the County as directed by theCountyBoard.

(B) The employer and employees agree that the following holidays shall be worked through split shifts: 1.  Thanksgiving, 2. Christmas Eve,  3. Christmas Day.

No other holidays will be effected.

Management reserves the right to amend the work schedule to allow one hundred twelve (112) hour pay periods for all Union employees.

(C) Said holidays will be observed on those days which are nationally recognized according to state and federal guidelines, which may differ from the traditional dates for said holidays.

(D) During pay periods involving Thanksgiving and Christmas, management reserves the right to amend the work schedule to allow one hundred twelve (112) hour pay periods for all Union employees.

(E) Employees will receive eight (8) hours holiday pay at their regular rate to be collected on each pay period for holidays approved by theCountyBoard.

(F) Bargaining unit employees will be provided one (1) twenty-four (24) hour shift period per year as a personal day.  The personal day may be taken in eight (8) hour increments and must be approved at least one (1) twenty-four (24) hour shift in advance of requested use.  The Director may deny a personal time request if operational needs of the Service dictate.

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