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Observed Holidays in Iowa

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The listed holidays are legal holidays in Iowa.

Monday Holidays

the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (third Monday in January)

Washington's Birthday (third Monday in February)

Memorial Day (last Monday in May)

Labor Day (first Monday in September)

Other Holidays

New Year's Day (January 1)

Lincoln's Birthday (February 12)

Independence Day (July 4)

Veterans Day (November 11)

Thanksgiving Day (fourth Thursday in November)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Veterans Day.

Special Rules

Employers are required to provide a veteran employee with holiday time off for Veterans Day (November 11).

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