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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

New Year's Day (observed) January 1, 2024 ORS Closed

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

January 15, 2024

ORS Closed

President's Day

February 19, 2024

ORS Closed

Memorial Day

May 27, 2024

ORS Closed

Juneteenth (observed)

June 19, 2024

ORS Closed

Independence Day

July 4, 2024

ORS Closed

Labor Day

September 2, 2024

ORS Closed

Columbus Day*

October 14, 2024

ORS Open*

Election Day November 5, 2024 ORS Closed

Veterans Day

November 11, 2024

ORS Closed

Thanksgiving Day

November 28, 2024

ORS Closed

Day after Thanksgiving

November 29, 2024

ORS Closed

Christmas Eve (observed)

December 24, 2024

ORS Closed

Christmas Day (observed)

December 25, 2024

ORS Closed

New Year's Eve (observed)

December 31, 2024

ORS Closed

New Year's Day (observed)

January 1, 2025

ORS Closed


*Columbus Day, October 14, 2024, 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.