64-600 12-17-05, 12-17-16 HOLIDAYS (POLICY) A. Except faculty members, student interns/part-time employees and work study, Oglala Lakota College permanent full time employees, janitors and employees who are in a temporary appointment in a permanent position shall be entitled to take time off without decrease in compensation on: i. New Year's Day (January 1) ii. Martin Luther King Day (3rd Monday in January) iii. President's Day (February) iv. Good Friday v. Memorial Day (May) vi. Battle of Little Big Horn (June 25) vii. Independence Day (July 4) viii. Labor Day (1st Monday in September) ix. Veterans Day (November 11) x. Thanksgiving Day and the Friday following (November) xi. Christmas Eve Day (December 24) xii. Christmas Day (December 25) xiii. Day after Christmas (December 26) xiv. Wounded Knee Massacre Day(December 29) xv. New Year's Eve Day (December 31) B. Native American Day will be a holiday for all employees; all offices will be closed and no classes will be taught. C. If a holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday shall be considered as a holiday, and if a holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday shall be considered as a holiday. D. Instructors shall have those holidays stipulated on the academic calendar plus any of the above holidays which fall on a Friday or outside a semester. In consideration of faculty teaching on holidays, faculty have a longer Christmas break than other personnel. E. The President with approval from the Board may at his discretion set additional holiday dates which Tribal, federal or state agencies may take.
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