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The federal DOL overtime regulations go into effect this year. Are you ready?


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February 19, 2007
How Many Employers Observe Presidents' Day?

About a third of employers will offer Presidents' Day as a paid holiday to exempt and nonexempt (office) employees this year, according to BLR's 2007 Survey of Employee Benefits.

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The survey found that 33 percent of employers said exempt employees will receive Presidents' Day, a federal holiday officially known as Washington's Birthday, as a paid holiday. Thirty-two percent of employers said the same about nonexempt office employees. Twenty-one percent of employers said nonexempt plant employees will have it as a paid holiday.

Employees in the far west are most likely to receive Presidents' Day as a paid holiday. In the far west, more than half of employers said exempt employees will receive Presidents' Day as a paid holiday. Fifty-three percent said the same about nonexempt office employees.

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