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DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE & FINANCIAL SERVICES
BUREAU OF HUMAN RESOURCES

January 9, 2013

HUMAN RESOURCES MEMORANDUM 1-13

TO:

All Agency/Department Heads and Human Resource Representatives

 

SUBJECT:

2014 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE FOR STATE AGENCY EMPLOYEES NOT COVERED BY A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

The 2014 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 Wednesday, January 1, 2014
   
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 20, 2014
   
Washington's Birthday/President's Day Monday, February 17, 2014
   
Patriots Day Monday, April 21, 2014
   
Memorial Day Monday, May 26, 2014
   
Independence Day Friday, July 4, 2014
   
Labor Day Monday, September 1, 2014
   
Columbus Day Monday, October 13, 2014
   
Veterans Day Tuesday, November 11, 2014
   
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 27, 2014
   
Thanksgiving Friday Friday, November 28, 2014
   
Christmas Day Thursday, December 25, 2014

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 2014, no holidays fall on Saturday or Sunday.

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