Holidays

Holiday Guidelines

  • If the holiday falls on a weekday (Monday - Friday) the day of the holiday will be taken off.
  • If the holiday falls on a Saturday, the Friday before will be taken off.
  • If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday after will be taken off.

All staff holidays

The following holidays are taken by all employees at Sandhills regardless of local rules or customs:
  • New Years Day - January 1st
  • Arbor Day
    • New Zealand: June 5th
    • All other countries: Last Friday in April
  • Christmas Day - December 25th

US Holidays

Sandhills Development, LLC, observes most major U.S. bank holidays for all U.S. employees. Employees will not be expected or required to work on these days:
  • Good Friday - Friday before Easter
  • Memorial Day - Floating Monday late May
  • Independence Day - July 4th
  • Labor Day - Floating Monday early September
  • Thanksgiving - Fourth Thursday in November
  • Boxing Day - December 26th
Friday after Thanksgiving: Please check in with the team in the morning to see if you're needed. If you are not, enjoy your day off, but check in periodically during the day or have notifications enabled in case you are needed.

UK Holidays

Sandhills Development, LLC, observes all public United Kingdom holidays for employees in the United Kingdom. Employees will not be expected or required to work on these days:
  • Good Friday - Friday before Easter
  • Easter Monday - Monday after Easter
  • May Day - First Monday in May
  • Spring Bank Holiday - Last Monday in May
  • Late Summer Bank Holiday - Last Monday in August
  • Boxing Day - December 26th

New Zealand Holidays

Sandhills Development, LLC, observes all public New Zealand holidays for employees in New Zealand. Employees will not be expected or required to work on these days:
  • Day After New Year’s Day - January 2nd
  • Waitangi Day - February 6th
  • Good Friday - Friday before Easter
  • Easter Monday - Monday after Easter
  • ANZAC Day - April 25th
  • Queen’s Birthday - First Monday in June
  • Labour Day - Fourth Monday in October
  • Boxing Day - December 26th

Portuguese Holidays

Sandhills Development, LLC, observes all statutory Portuguese holidays for all employees of Portugal. Employees will not be expected or required to work on these days:
  • Good Friday - Friday before Easter
  • Freedom Day - April 25th
  • Labor Day - May 1st
  • Corpus Christi, Portugal Day - June 15th
  • Ascension - August 15th
  • Day of the Republic - October 5th
  • All Saints’ Day - November 1st
  • Restoration of Independence Day - December 1st
  • Immaculate Conception - December 8th

Romanian Holidays

Sandhills Development, LLC, observes all Romanian holidays for all employees of Romania. Employees will not be expected or required to work on these days:
  • Unification Day - January 24th
  • Good Friday - Friday before Easter
  • Labor Day - May 1st
  • Great Union Day - December 1st

Nigerian Holidays

Sandhills Development, LLC, observes all Nigerian holidays for all employees of Nigeria. Employees will not be expected or required to work on these days:
  • Good Friday - Friday before Easter
  • Workers Day - May 1st
  • Id El Fitr - Varies (Mid June)
  • Democracy Day - Varies (Late May-Mid June)
  • Id el Kabir - Varies (Mid-Late August)
  • National Day - October 1st
  • Id el Maulud - Varies (Mid-Late November)
  • Boxing Day - December 26th

Employees that observe other non-bank holidays that are recognized by a religious organization or other significant organization may also receive guaranteed time off.