Check United States Post Office (USPS) holidays for the year 2022. There are total 10 holidays in year 2022. The New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday so it is observed on Friday, December 31, 2021. Christmas Day fall on a Sunday, so Monday, December 26 will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.
USPS Holidays 2022
|December – 31, 2021||Friday||New Year’s Day *|
|January – 17||Monday||Martin Luther King Jr. birthday|
|February – 21||Monday||Washington’s birthday|
|May – 30||Monday||Memorial Day|
|June – 20||Monday||Juneteenth National Independence Day**|
|July – 4||Monday||Independence Day|
|September – 5||Monday||Labor Day|
|October – 10||Monday||Columbus Day|
|November – 11||Friday||Veterans’ Day|
|November – 24||Thursday||Thanksgiving Day|
|December – 26||Monday||Christmas Day ***|
|* : January 1, 2022 (the legal public holiday for New Year’s Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Friday, December 31, 2021, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.|
|** : June 20, 2022 : Juneteenth National Independence Day will be recognized as a holiday eligible to USPS full-time and part-time career employees. The observance will be included in the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) 518, Holiday Leave and be subject to the corresponding provisions of the section.|
|*** : December 25, 2022 (the legal public holiday for Christmas Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, December 26, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes.|
In the United States, a postal holiday is a Federal holiday recognized by the United States Postal Service, during which no regular mail is delivered, however Priority Mail Express items will still be delivered as that service functions year round.
If a holiday occurs on Sunday, the holiday will be observed on Monday.