Archive for June 22nd, 2009

If July 4th Lands on a Weekend?

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Since July 4th falls on a Saturday this year, we’ve gotten emails asking what is the policy about getting the Friday before (July 3rd) off from work.

According to Wikipedia, Federal employees should get the 3rd off. But for state/local and private business employees its at their employers discretion.

From Wikipedia: Federal Holidays

If a holiday falls on a Saturday it is celebrated the preceding Friday; if a holiday falls on a Sunday it is celebrated the following Monday. Most, but not all, states and most private businesses also observe a Sunday holiday on the following Monday. It is less common, however, for a state or private business to observe a Saturday holiday on the preceding Friday. Some states and private businesses may observe it then, a few may observe it on Monday, and some may not observe the holiday at all in those years. In particular, banks that close on Saturdays do not observe a holiday when it falls on Saturday.

(June 22) Today we're celebrating . . .  Stupid Guy Thing Day

Monday, June 22nd, 2009


Stupid Guy Thing Day
You know all those dumb things guys do? Today’s the day to call them to task for it all!

 

 

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Holiday Reminder: Ramadan 2009

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

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Holiday Reminder: Ramadan
The first day of Ramadan (fasting) in North America according to sighting, is expected to be August 22*. (2 months)

For more information visit our Ramadan celebration – Ramadan on the Net

(*source: Moonsighting.com)

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