Holiday Compensation


  1. Regular full-time and part-time employees will be granted time off on all authorized holidays. To receive holiday compensation, an employee must have worked his/her entire shift, or be in pay status, the regular working day before and the regular working day after the observed holiday. The following authorized holidays are observed *:

    New Year's Day Thanksgiving Day
    President's Day Day after Thanksgiving
    Memorial Day Christmas Eve Day
    Independence Day Christmas Day
    Labor Day Personal Holiday
  • Paid time off for holidays will not be counted as hours worked for the purposes of determining overtime.
  • When a holiday falls on Saturday, it shall be observed on the preceding Friday. When a holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday shall be observed. When Christmas Eve falls on a Friday then the preceding Thursday is observed. When Christmas Eve falls on Sunday then the preceding Friday is observed.
  • Regular part-time employees receive pro-rated benefits based upon regular scheduled hours.

  1. Personal Holiday Provisions
    Eligible employees will receive one (1) Personal Holiday each year. This holiday must be scheduled with the prior approval of the employee's Supervisor. Personal Holidays must be taken in whole days. Personal Holidays that are not used during the calendar year are forfeited.

*Exceptions to these holidays may be necessary in some County departments. These employees should see department work rules or union contracts for specific hours.


Room 217
36245 Main Street
P.O. Box 67
Whitehall, WI 54773

(715) 538-2311
(715) 538-4776


Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed Major Holidays


Amy Spriggle
Director of
Human Resources
Extension 213

Christa Sokup
Human Resources Generalist
Extension 224