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Rhode Island Legal Holidays

The following are legal holidays in Rhode Island and need to be treated as such by employers:

     
> New Year's Day January 1*
> Memorial Day Last Monday in May
> Independence Day July 4*
> Victory Day Second Monday in August
> Labor Day First Monday in September
> Columbus Day Second Monday in October
> Veterans' Day November 11*
> Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November
> Christmas Day December 25*


*If a holiday falls on a Sunday, the day following is observed as the legal holiday

Laws on Holidays and Days of Special Observation | Laws on Work on Holidays and Sundays

 


 
RI Department of Labor and Training
Labor Standards
Center General Complex
1511 Pontiac Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920


Phone: (401) 462-8550
Fax (401) 462-8530
TTY via RI Relay: 711
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