First, the half day holiday time on Good Friday is not for certain as others have mentioned. Second, and most importantly, it is NOT just for H card and Administration. It is for all State employees. Most of my 30 years was spent in Security and we were appreciative of any thing we got extra. Be glad you have a job.
And in case you did not know, the reason we have so many Holidays is that years ago, the Legislature gave out Holidays instead of giving a pay raise. Also, when the half day on Good Friday was given, Non-Essential personnel could take off, Security, Food Service and others just got more time on the books that they could not take off.
Does this make you feel better, Newbie?