The following American/Austrian holidays will be observed by the Vienna Tri-Mission.  Due to meeting and work schedules of UNVIE offices and committees, the services of UNVIE employees may be required on an official holiday.

January 1** Sunday American/Austrian New Year's Day
January 2 Monday American/Austrian New Year's Day
January 6 Friday Austrian Epiphany
January 16 Monday American Martin L. King Birthday
February 20 Monday American President's Day
April 6*** Friday Austrian Good Friday
April 8 Sunday Austrian Easter Sunday
April 9 Monday Austrian Easter Monday
May 1 Tuesday Austrian Labor Day
May 13 Sunday Austrian Mother's Day
May 17 Thursday Austrian Ascension Day
May 27 Sunday Austrian Whitsunday
May 28 Monday American Memorial Day/Whitmonday
June 7 Thursday Austrian Corpus Christi Day
June 10 Sunday Austrian Father's Day
July 4 Wednesday American Independence Day
August 15 Wednesday Austrian Assumption Day
August 20 Monday Eid al-Fitr Islamic
September 3 Monday American Labor Day
October 8 Monday American Columbus Day
October 25 Thursday Austrian Austrian National Day
October 26 Friday Austrian Eid al-Adha
November 1 Thursday Austrian All Saints' Day
November 12 Monday American Veteran's Day
November 22 Thursday American Thanksgiving Day
December 8 Saturday Austrian Immaculate Conception
December 25 Tuesday American/Austrian Christmas Day
December 26 Wednesday Austrian St. Stephen's Day

* If an American holiday falls on a Sunday, the holiday is observed the following Monday.  **If the American holiday falls on a Saturday, it is observed the previous Friday.  American employees may be administratively excused on Austrian national holidays if their services are not required.  Locally Employed Staff (LES) paid on the Local Compensation Plan required to work on a holiday will be compensated under the terms of the Local Compensation Plan.  For LE Staff under the SD Guard program (48 hrs schedule), an Austrian holiday falling on a Saturday or Sunday may be a regularly scheduled workday and will be compensated under the terms of the Local Compensation Plan.

*** Good Friday will be a holiday only for Locally Employed (LE) Staff of the Tri Missions who are compensated under the LCP and who are granted this holiday in compliance with Austrian law (officially registered as Protestant, Methodist or Old Catholic (altkatholisch)).  The time off will be considered excused absence upon documentation of religious affiliation to the supervisor and time-keeper.  All other staff including all Americans, must use annual leave or comp time for any absence from work on that day.



January 2 Monday in lieu of 1 January New Year's Day
April 6 Friday   Good Friday
April 9 Monday   Easter Monday
May 1 Tuesday In lieu of  May 1 May Day
May 28 Monday   Whit Monday
August 20* Monday Eid al-Fitr Islamic Holiday
October 25 Thursday   Austrian National Day
October 26* Friday Eid al-Adha Islamic Holiday
December 25 Tuesday   Christmas Day
December 26 Wednesday   St. Stephen's Day

* The above dates have been preliminarily identified as Islamic Holidays.  While the Agency's dates of observation of these holidays will not change, for the convenience of Muslim staff members and to the extent possible, meetings should not be arranged around these days.

            Official holidays in Tokyo and Toronto will be confirmed to the respective Divisions in due course.  Staff members in New
            York and Geneva follow the official holidays approved for their respective duty stations.