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ORS Non-Business Days

The following is a list of the non-business days recognized by ORS each year. State office closings for state holidays are regulated by the Michigan Department of Civil Service Regulation 5a.08. Public Act 124 of 1865 is the Michigan law governing official state holidays.

Please keep these days in mind for retirement reporting and payment purposes. Reports and payments will be processed the evening of the next business day.

ORS is closed on the following non-business days. Specific dates will appear on the ORS Message Board after logging in to the Employer Reporting Website.


Non-Business Day


ORS Status


Saturdays and Sundays

ORS Closed

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 16, 2023

ORS Closed

President's Day

February 20, 2023

ORS Closed

Memorial Day

May 29, 2023

ORS Closed

Juneteenth (observed)

June 19, 2023

ORS Closed

Independence Day

July 4, 2023

ORS Closed

Labor Day

September 4, 2023

ORS Closed

Columbus Day*

October 9, 2023

ORS Open*

Veterans Day

November 10, 2023

ORS Closed

Thanksgiving Day

November 23, 2023

ORS Closed

Day after Thanksgiving

November 24, 2023

ORS Closed

Christmas Eve (observed)

December 22, 2023

ORS Closed

Christmas Day (observed)

December 25, 2023

ORS Closed

New Year's Eve (observed)

December 29, 2023

ORS Closed

New Year's Day (observed)

January 1, 2024

ORS Closed


*Columbus Day, October 9, 2023, is a regular business day for ORS; however many banks will be closed. The retirement reporting website and ORS staff will be available as usual.