CERN official holidays in 2016

Official holidays in 2016 and end-of-year closure 2016/2017

Application of Articles R II 4.38 and R II 4.39 of the Staff Regulations

Official holidays in 2016

in addition to the special leave during the annual closure:

Friday 1 January (New Year)
Friday 25 March (Good Friday)
Monday 28 March (Easter Monday)
Thursday 5 May (Ascension day)
Friday 6 May (compensation granted for 1 May)
Monday 16 May (Whit Monday)
Thursday 8 September ("Jeune genevois")
Thursday 22 December (compensation for 24 December, Christmas Eve)
Friday 23 December (compensation for 25 December, Christmas)
Thursday 29 December (compensation for 31 December, New Year’s Eve)
Friday 30 December (compensation for 1 January 2017, New Year)

Annual closure of the site of the organization during the Christmas holidays and days of special leave granted by the Director-General :

The Laboratory will be closed from Thursday 22 December 2016 to Wednesday 4 January 2017 inclusive (without deduction of annual leave). The first working day in the New Year will be Thursday 5 January 2017.

Human Resources Department

Tel. 73903 / 79257

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CERN official holidays for 2017 will be announced in the Bulletin in December 2016. By subscribing to the official holidays Exchange calendar you can access a provisional calendar of holidays for 2017 which is subject to change and is provided for information purposes only.


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