Changes to Regular MWCC Business Schedule and Other Related Events

These changes to the regular Commission business schedule or to the schedules of individual commissioners are provided to us by the commissioners and/or the executive director's office for your convenience. Also included are the mandated state holidays. Closures and/or date changes will be updated as we receive the official orders for the holidays.

Note: Events listed in italics are not sponsored by the Commission, but the Commission has allowed the events to be listed with infomation provided by those sponsoring them because these events are are of interest to individuals regularly engaged in workers' compensation.

IMPORTANT SCHEDULE INFORMATION! Please note that walk-in settlements
will NOT be heard ALL DAY Wednesday, September 23.

State of Mississippi Holiday Schedule
The mandated state holiday schedule as listed in the State Personnel Board Handbook follows. It is within the discretion of the Legislature to allow
additional days for any of the listed holidays. Specific dates for these holidays will be posted on the Commission Business Schedule page as they approach.
From the Mississippi State Employee Handbook:

The legal holidays are as follows:
January 1: New Year's Day
The 3rd Monday in January: Robert E. Lee's birthday & Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday
The 3rd Monday in February: Washington's birthday (President Day)
The last Monday in April: Confederate Memorial Day
The last Monday in May: National Memorial Day and Jefferson Davis's birthday
July 4: Independence Day
The 1st Monday in September: Labor Day
November 11: Armistice (Veteran's) Day
A day fixed by proclamation by the Governor of Mississippi as a day of
Thanksgiving, which shall be fixed to correspond to the date proclaimed by
the President of the United States:
Thanksgiving Day
December 25: Christmas Day
Provided, however, that in the event any holiday hereinbefore declared legal shall fall on Saturday or Sunday, then the following Monday shall be a legal holiday.

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