Shares I recently had the opportunity to do something that I hadn’t even thought about before — visiting the White House during Christmas. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Did the petition requesting that December 24th be a paid holiday for federal employees have an impact on the president's decision to issue the executive order?
The official White House response has been issued to the petition. (Also see White House Responds to Petition for Christmas Eve Holiday) This year, a similar petition failed to gather the required number of signatures even though the petition seeking an extra paid holiday had many. The Christmas Eve holiday petition had about 9, 000 signatures when The Federal Eye last checked it Wednesday morning. The Obama administration let federal workers take a half day off work in 2009.
Home › Forums › Human Resources › White House We the People Petition – Give Federal Employees Christmas Leave Off This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Terrence Hill 2 years, 9 months ago. Will President Obama give feds a Christmas present on Dec. 26?. a quilt inspired by the White House and the National Christmas Tree. (Courtesy of Betsy Smith). petition to get Christmas Eve. Two petitions have been launched on the White House’s “We the People” website, each calling for President Obama to grant Thursday, December 24th as a federal holiday.
Christmas is on Friday this year, which is already a federal holiday; however, federal workers want to be granted Christmas Eve off as well. Obama Issues Last Minute Executive Order to Save Christmas for Federal Employees. be working on Christmas Eve.
A petition on the White House's We The People website. with the Christmas Eve. There are currently two petitions on the White House's We the People website asking for a paid holiday for government workers on Dec. 24. Christmas Eve is on a Thursday and the extra day would. Help Your Fellow Federal Employees White house petition for christmas eve holiday Sign The Petition for a December 26, 2014 Holiday.
Matthew W October 27. I encourage you to take a look at this We the People petition below that was recently submitted to the White House:. granting federal employees an extra Christmas holiday (be it Christmas Eve, the day after Christmas. White House says Obama won’t declare Muslim holiday. petition came the same day as Obama signed an executive order giving federal employees a half day off on Dec. 24 — Christmas Eve. It.
The White House petition website" We the People" long ago proved itself a predictable charade of sham accountability. But federal employees are trying Dec 11, 2015 · Responding to petition, White House says Obama won't declare Muslim holiday. White House says new federal holidays are up to Congress. CLOSING OF EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 24, 2012.
December 24, 2012, the day before Christmas Day, except as provided in section 2 of this order. We the People Petitions; Contact the White House; Citizens Medal; Champions of Change; 1600 Penn. Inside the White House. First Lady Michelle Obama welcomes the Official White House Christmas Tree to the White House Highlights for this year's holiday décor Select the image to view the PDF of the 2016 White House holiday tour book. Dec 1, 2015. Two petitions published in late November on the White House's We the People website ask President Obama for a paid holiday on Dec.
24. Dec 11, 2015. 5 executive order giving federal workers an extra holiday on Dec. 26, the day after Christmas. Obama gave federal employees a half day off on Christmas Eve in.
21 petition on the White House's We the People website. Nov 29, 2015. Two petitions have been started on the White House's. family at work, giving federal employees Christmas Eve off to spend with their families. Dec 11, 2015. White House says new federal holidays are up to Congress. executive order: Federal employees can go home early on Christmas Eve.