Employers can create custom holidays for their business in addition to the federal holidays that are available under the holiday time-off policy category. Employees assigned to any custom holiday policy will be paid for those holiday hours.

To learn how to set up paid time-off policies, click here

Here’s how to create a custom holiday:

  1. Go to Time & Attendance >> Time Off  >> Time Off Policies.

  2. Under the Holiday Policy category, click View.

  3. Click the Add Custom Holiday button

  4. Enter the Holiday Name and pick a date

  5. To add consecutive holidays, check Multiple Days.

  6. Select a date range and click Save. 

 To learn more about changing a federal holiday to a working day, click here


  1. Can employees request time off on custom holidays?

As custom holidays are paid, employees will not be able to request time off for those days.