President Trump signed an Executive order on Friday making Christmas Eve an official federal holiday this year.
Other presidents have offered federal workers a half-day in the past but this executive order gives employees a fully paid day off.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that makes Christmas Eve an official federal holiday this year. https://t.co/VtumnxfayP
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There are exceptions to the order like those who have to report to work for reasons of national security, defense, or other public need.
Is Christmas Eve a paid holiday at your job?