Paid and Unpaid Time Off
Setting a vacation day policy.
Sick leave policies aren't mandatory, but here's what you should keep in mind if you offer sick leave for your employees.
Standard Vacation Days
If you aren't sure which days are typically given to employees as company-wide holidays, below is a list of days that are standard at companies. Depending on what industry you're in, there may be different holidays your company chooses to follow. A big exception is the financial industry, which tends to follow the same holidays as the stock exchange.
An interesting article in regards to how vacation is allocated.
Department of Labor's Sick Leave Requirements