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HUMAN RESOURCES MEMORANDUM 11-02
|TO:||Agency/Department Heads and Human Resource Representatives|
|SUBJECT:||2003 Holiday Schedule for State Agency Employees Not Covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement|
HOLIDAY DAY/DATE OBSERVED New Year’s Day Wednesday, January 1, 2003 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 20, 2003 Washington’s Birthday (Presidents’ Day) Monday, February 17, 2003 Patriots’ Day Monday, April 21, 2003 Memorial Day Monday, May 26, 20031 Independence Day Friday, July 4, 2003 Labor Day Monday, September 1, 2003 Columbus Day Monday, October 13, 2003 Veterans’ Day Tuesday, November 11, 2003 Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 27, 2003 Thanksgiving Friday Friday, November 28, 2003 Christmas Day Thursday, December 25, 2003
1 Memorial Day will change to May 30 if enacted in federal law.
A legal holiday falling on a Saturday is observed on the proceeding Friday. A legal holiday falling on a Sunday is observed on the following Monday. No holidays fall on Saturday or Sunday in 2003.
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 preceding and the normal workday immediately following the day and date on which the holiday is observed.
S/ Donald A. Wills
Donald A. Wills, Director
Bureau of Human Resources