EMBASSY/UNVIE OFFICIAL HOLIDAY SCHEDULE - 2013
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||Tuesday||American/Austrian||New Year's Day|
|January 21||Monday||American||Martin L. King Jr. Birthday|
|February 18||Monday||American||President's Day|
|March 29***||Friday||Austrian||Good Friday|
|March 31||Sunday||Austrian||Easter Sunday|
|April 1||Monday||Austrian||Easter Monday|
|May 1||Wednesday||Austrian||Labor Day|
|May 9||Thursday||Austrian||Ascension Day|
|May 27||Monday||American||Memorial Day|
|May 30||Thursday||Austrian||Corpus Christi Day|
|July 4||Thursday||American||Independence Day|
|August 15||Thursday||Austrian||Assumption Day|
|September 2||Monday||American||Labor Day|
|October 14||Monday||American||Columbus Day|
|October 26||Saturday||Austrian||Austrian National Day|
|November 1||Friday||Austrian||All Saints' Day|
|November 11||Monday||American||Veteran's Day|
|November 28||Thursday||American||Thanksgiving Day|
|December 8||Sunday||Austrian||Immaculate Conception|
|December 25||Wednesday||American/Austrian||Christmas Day|
|December 26||Thursday||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 1||Tuesday||New Year's Day|
|March 29*||Friday||Good Friday|
|April 1||Monday||Easter Monday|
|May 1||Wednesday||Labor Day|
|May 20||Monday||Whit Monday|
|August 8*||Thursday||Eid al-Fitr||Islamic Holiday|
|October 15*||Tuesday||Eid al-Adha||Islamic Holiday|
|October 25||Friday||In lieu of 26th October||Austrian National Day|
|December 25||Wednesday||Christmas Day|
|December 26||Thursday||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.