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DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE & FINANCIAL SERVICES
August 23, 1999
HUMAN RESOURCES MEMORANDUM 7-99
TO: All Agency/Department Heads and Human Resource Representatives
SUBJECT: 2000 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR STATE AGENCY EMPLOYEES NOT COVERED BY A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT
The 2000 Holiday Schedule is issued under the provisions of Chapter 11 of the State of Maine Civil Service Rules and the Benefit Package for Confidential Employees.
|New Years Day||Friday, December 31, 19991|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Monday, January 17|
|Washingtons Birthday (Presidents Day)||Monday, February 21|
|Patriots Day||Monday, April 17|
|Memorial Day||Monday, May 292|
|Independence Day||Tuesday, July 4|
|Labor Day||Monday, September 4|
|Columbus Day||Monday, October 9|
|Veterans Day||Friday, November 101|
|Thanksgiving Day||Thursday, November 23|
|Thanksgiving Friday||Friday, November 24|
|Christmas||Monday, December 25|
1A legal holiday falling on a Saturday is observed on the preceding Friday. A legal holiday falling on a Sunday is observed on the following Monday. In the year 2000, New Years Day (January 1, 2000) and Veterans Day (November 11, 2000) fall on Saturday and are observed on the preceding Friday.
2Will change to May 30 if enacted in federal law.
An employee who is required to work on any of these days will be granted compensatory time off at the mutual convenience of the employer and employee. If the holiday falls on a normal day off, an alternative compensatory day will be granted. Cash payments shall be made only in the instance of departmental policy established in conformance with Chapter 11, Section 1 of State of Maine Civil Service Rules.
To be eligible for holiday pay, employees must be in pay status on the normal workday immediately proceeding and the normal workday following the day and date on which the holiday is observed.
Donald A. Wills, Director
Bureau of Human Resources