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DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE & FINANCIAL SERVICES
Bureau of Human Resources

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.

HOLIDAY DAY/DATE OBSERVED
New Year’s Day Friday, December 31, 19991
Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 17
Washington’s 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.

2 Will 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.

/S/

Donald A. Wills, Director
Bureau of Human Resources

 

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