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Official holidays in 2018 and end-of-year closure 2018/2019

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

Official holidays in 2018 (in addition to the special leave during the annual closure): 

  • Monday, 1 January (New Year)
  • Friday, 30 March (Good Friday)
  • Monday, 2 April (Easter Monday)
  • Tuesday, 1 May (1st May)
  • Thursday, 10 May (Ascension day)
  • Monday, 21 May (Whit Monday)
  • Thursday, 6 September ("Jeûne genevois")
  • Monday, 24 December (Christmas Eve)
  • Tuesday, 25 December (Christmas)
  • Monday, 31 December (New Year’s Eve)

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 Saturday, 22 December 2018 to Sunday 6 January 2019 inclusive (without deduction of annual leave).
The first working day in the New Year will be Monday, 7 January 2019.

To add official holidays to your CERN Exchange calendar, follow these instructions. A printable version of the CERN Calendar is available here.

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