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Labor Commissioner / Official City Holidays

Annual Holidays (Calendar Year 2015)

Thursday, January 1
New Year's Day
Monday, January 19 Martin Luther King Jr.'s  Birthday
Monday, February 16 President's Day
Friday, April 3
Good Friday
Monday, May 25 Memorial Day 
Friday, July 3 Independence Day (Modified Observance)
Monday, September 7
Labor Day
Monday, October 12 Columbus Day
Wednesday, November 11 Veterans Day
Thursday, November 26 Thanksgiving Day
Friday, December 25 Christmas Day


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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City of Baltimore Office of the Labor Commissioner
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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 57.5 ₵ per mile.