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DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE & FINANCIAL SERVICES
BUREAU OF HUMAN RESOURCES

January 15, 2014

HUMAN RESOURCES MEMORANDUM 1-14

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

Thursday, January 1, 2015

 

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 19, 2015

 

 

Washington's Birthday/President's Day

Monday, February 16, 2015

 

 

Patriots Day

Monday, April 20, 2015

 

 

Memorial Day

Monday, May 25, 2015

 

 

Independence Day

Friday, July 3, 2015*

 

 

Labor Day

Monday, September 7, 2015

 

 

Columbus Day

Monday, October 12, 2015

 

 

Veterans Day

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

 

 

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday, November 26, 2015

 

 

Thanksgiving Friday

Friday, November 27, 2015

 

 

Christmas Day

Friday, December 25, 2015

 

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 2015: Independence Day (July 4) falls on a Saturday and will be observed on Friday, July 3, 2015.

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