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Texas Legal Holidays Laws

Certain holidays, including Labor Day and Memorial Day, are officially recognized in all states. On these days, workers typically are paid extra and certain institutions (like banks) are closed. But each state has its own legal holidays that reflect their unique history and culture. Texas legal holidays include Confederate Heroes Day, Texas Independence Day, San Jacinto Day, and Lyndon Baines Johnson Day.

The table below lists legal holidays in Texas. See FindLaw's Employment Law center to learn more about your rights as an employee.

Code Section U.T.C.A. Government Code §662.003
Holidays New Year's Day; Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday; President's Day; Memorial Day; Independence Day; Labor Day; Veterans Day; Thanksgiving; Friday after Thanksgiving; Christmas Eve; Christmas; day after Christmas; (Confederate Heroes Day; Texas Independence Day; San Jacinto Day; Emancipation Day in Texas; Lyndon Baines Johnson Day; Election Day: state holidays)

Note: State laws are constantly changing -- contact an employment law attorney or conduct your own legal research to verify the state law(s) you are researching.

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