WASHINGTON (12/23/13)--Like many in the rest of the country, members of the U.S. Congress and federal government employees get some much-needed time off during the holiday season.
The U.S. House has been out of session since Dec. 13, and the Senate finished its 2013 work late last week. Both bodies are scheduled to return to work on Jan. 6.
Federal agencies follow the U.S. Office of Personnel Management schedule over the holiday period, which means they are closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Those agencies include:
Credit unions can check their state regulator's website for those holiday schedules.