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DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE & FINANCIAL SERVICES
BUREAU OF HUMAN RESOURCES

January 9, 2007

HUMAN RESOURCES MEMORANDUM 1-07

TO:

All Agency/Department Heads and Human Resource Representatives


SUBJECT:

2008 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR STATE AGENCY EMPLOYEES NOT COVERED BY A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

The 2008 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

Tuesday, January 1, 2008

   

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 21, 2008

   

Washington's Birthday/President's Day

Monday, February 18, 2008

   

Patriots Day

Monday, April 21, 2008

   

Memorial Day

Monday, May 26, 2008

   

Independence Day

Friday, July 4, 2008

   

Labor Day

Monday, September 1, 2008

   

Columbus Day

Monday, October 13, 2008

   

Veterans Day

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

   

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 27, 2008

   

Thanksgiving Friday

Friday, November 28, 2008

   

Christmas Day

Thursday, December 25, 2008

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.

For 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.  In 2008 there are no holidays that fall on a Saturday or Sunday.

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/ Alicia Kellogg
Alicia Kellogg, Director
Bureau of Human Resources