There has been some debate among City of Sheridan employees about changing their paid holidays. Veterans Day, because it always falls on November 11th, changes which day of the week it is every year. This is part of the reason some are asking about a vacation swap. HR Director Heather Doke:
However, because schools are out on Columbus Day instead of Veterans Day, some employees say having the City on the same “calendar” would help with logistical issues. Also, some say having the opportunity to spend more time with one's children and family is also a way to honor veterans, as these types of things are part of why many serve in the first place. However, not everyone shares that sentiment:
She says that because “they have about as many people on one side of the issue as the other,” for now, the 10 yearly City holidays will probably stay the same.