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DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE & FINANCIAL SERVICES
BUREAU OF HUMAN RESOURCES

January 6, 2011

HUMAN RESOURCES MEMORANDUM 1-11

TO:

All Agency/Department Heads and Human Resource Representatives


SUBJECT:

2012 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR STATE AGENCY EMPLOYEES NOT COVERED BY A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

The 2012 Holiday Schedule is issued under the provisions of Chapter 11 of the State of Maine Civil Service Rules and the Benefits Package for Confidential Employees.

HOLIDAY

DAY, DATE OBSERVED

   

New Year’s Day

Monday, January 2, 2012

   

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 16, 2012

   

Washington's Birthday/President's Day

Monday, February 20, 2012

   

Patriots Day

Monday, April 16, 2012

   

Memorial Day

Monday, May 28, 2012

   

Independence Day

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

   

Labor Day

Monday, September 3, 2012

   

Columbus Day

Monday, October 8, 2012

   

Veterans Day

Monday, November 12, 2012

   

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 22, 2012

   

Thanksgiving Friday

Friday, November 23, 2012

   

Christmas Day

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

To be eligible for holiday pay, the 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.

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.

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.  For calendar year 2012: New Year’s Day (January 1) falls on a Sunday and will be observed on Monday, January 2, 2012; Veterans Day (November 11) falls on a Sunday and will be observed on Monday, November 12, 2012.

S/  Joyce A. Oreskovich
Joyce A. Oreskovich, Acting Director
Bureau of Human Resources