2015-2016 Methodist Holidays

The holidays listed below are holidays recognized by Houston Methodist Hospital System. Please note, HMPCG and HMSPG locations will be closed on the dates below. Staff will not be paid for holidays unless granted based on the DPS Holiday Pay Entitlement Policy.

  • Thursday, November 26, 2015 – Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, November 27, 2015 – Day after Thanksgiving
  • Friday, December 25, 2015 – Christmas Day
  • Friday, January 1, 2016 – New Year’s Day
  • Friday, March 25, 2016 – Good Friday
  • Monday, May 30, 2016 – Memorial Day
  • Monday, July 4, 2016 – Independence Day
  • Monday, September 5, 2016 – Labor Day
  • Thursday, November 24, 2016 – Thanksgiving
  • Friday, November 25, 2016 – Day after Thanksgiving
  • Monday, December 26, 2016 – Christmas Day

DPS Holiday Pay Entitlement Policy 

Employees are entitled to 8 hours pay after completing 2,000 hours of employment, within the 14 months preceding the holiday. In order to receive Holiday pay you must not have any “DO NOT RETURNS” (DNR) and be actively employed. Employees must have worked 80% of the month preceeding the holiday in question.

Entitlement Holidays include: 

  • Christmas Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • New Years Day
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day