The only day off for US private sector workers in the December 2010 calendar month is Christmas Day. It is definitely a much deserved rest after working long hours throughout the year. Here are some other holidays in December 2010:
- 1 December – First day of Hanukkah (Jewish; moveable, based on Jewish calendar)
- 7 December – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
- 9 December – Last day of Hanukkah (Jewish; moveable, based on Jewish Calendar)
- 17 December – Free Shipping Day (middle of December, movable based on the last day to guarantee delivery by Christmas)
- 21 December – Winter Solstice (based on sun)
- 25 December – Christmas Day (Christian)
- 26 December – First day of Kwanzaa (Kwanzaa is celebrated until 1 January)
- 31 December – New Year’s Eve
Interesting fact: Austria has one of the highest number of public holidays, 13 days off each year!
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