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Labor Commissioner / Official City Holidays

Annual Holidays (Calendar Year 2016)

Friday, January 1
New Year's Day
Monday, January 18 Martin Luther King Jr.'s  Birthday
Monday, February 15 President's Day
Friday, March 25
Good Friday
Monday, May 30 Memorial Day 
Monday, July 4 Independence Day
Monday, September 5
Labor Day
Monday, October 10 Columbus Day
Tuesday, November 8 Presidential Election
Friday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 24 Thanksgiving Day
Monday, December 26 Christmas Day (Observed)


A holiday which falls on Saturday will be observed the preceding Friday; a holiday which falls on a Sunday will be observed the following Monday.


Unless changed by the Board of Directors, the Municipal Employees Credit Union (MECU) will observe the City holidays.


In addition to the holidays listed above, employees of the Baltimore City Police Department also observe the following holidays.

February 12 - Lincoln’s Birthday
March 25 - Maryland Day (Except Members of FOP – Unit I and Unit II)
September 12 - Defender’s Day


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Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 396-4365
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Mileage Rate Reimbursement – 2015

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that the business standard mileage rate is 54 ₵ per mile.