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HUMAN RESOURCES MEMORANDUM 1-04
|TO:||Agency/Department Heads and Human Resource Representatives|
|SUBJECT:||2005 Holiday Schedule for State Agency Employees Not Covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement|
HOLIDAY DAY/DATE OBSERVED New Year’s Day Friday, December 31, 20041 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, January 17, 2005 Washington’s Birthday (Presidents’ Day) Monday, February 21, 2005 Patriots’ Day Monday, April 18, 2005 Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2005 Independence Day Monday, July 4, 2005 Labor Day Monday, September 5, 2005 Columbus Day Monday, October 10, 2005 Veterans’ Day Friday, November 11, 2005 Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 24, 2005 Thanksgiving Friday Friday, November 25, 2005 Christmas Day Monday, December 26, 20051
To be eligible for holiday pay, employee 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.
1For Maine State Government, holidays that fall on Saturday are observed on the preceding Friday, holidays that fall on Sunday are observed on the following Monday. For calendar year 2005, New Years Day (January 1) falls on a Saturday and will be observed on Friday, December 31, 2004; Christmas Day (December 25) falls on a Sunday and will be observed on Monday, December 26.
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.
S/ Donald A. Wills
Donald A. Wills, Director
Bureau of Human Resources