A new Important Notice was added to the Office of Director – Research Unit’s website on March 15, 2023 regarding Amended Recognized Holidays in the Director’s General Prevailing Wage Determinations under Government Code Section 6700 Effective January 1, 2023. Details of the notice are as follows:
Effective on January 1, 2023, the following state holidays were added to Government Code Section 6700:
The date corresponding with the second new moon following the winter solstice, or the third new moon following the winter solstice should an intercalary month intervene, known as “Lunar New Year.”
April 24, known as “Genocide Remembrance Day.”
June 19, known as “Juneteenth.”
The fourth Friday in September, known as “Native American Day”
Holidays upon which the general prevailing hourly wage rate for Holiday work shall be paid, shall be all holidays in the collective bargaining agreement, applicable to the particular craft, classification, or type of worker employed on the project, which is on file with the Director of Industrial Relations. If the prevailing rate is not based on a collectively bargained rate, please refer to Labor Code Section 1773 and the following amended Government Code Section 6700 for the required holidays.
(a) The holidays in this state are:
- The third Monday in January, known as “Dr. Martin Luther King, Day.”
- The date corresponding with the second new moon following the winter solstice, or the third new moon following the winter solstice should an intercalary month intervene, known as “Lunar New Year.”
- February 12, known as “Lincoln”
- The third Monday in
- March 31, known as “Cesar Chavez ”
- April 24, known as “Genocide Remembrance ”
- The last Monday in
- June 19, known as “Juneteenth.”
- The first Monday in
- September 9, known as “Admission”
- The fourth Friday in September, known as “Native American”
- The second Monday in October, known as “Columbus”
- November 11, known as “Veterans ”
- Good Friday from 12 noon until 3 m.
- (A) Every day appointed by the President or Governor for a public fast, thanksgiving, or
(B) Except for the Thursday in November appointed as Thanksgiving Day, this paragraph and paragraphs (3), (4), and (7) shall not apply to a city, county, or district unless made applicable by charter, or by ordinance or resolution of the governing body thereof.
(b) If this section is in conflict with the provisions of a memorandum of understanding reached pursuant to Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 3560) of Division 4 of Title 1, the memorandum of understanding shall be controlling without further legislative action, except that if those provisions of a memorandum of understanding require the expenditure of funds, the provisions shall not become effective unless approved by the Legislature in the annual Budget Act.
The original notice can be found HERE.