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.
Christmas is an exception and includes extended time off. Employees will be granted paid leave no later than end-of-the-day on the 23rd of December and will be expected to return no earlier than December 27th.

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:
  • New Year's Day - January 1st
  • 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
  • Christmas Day - December 25th
  • 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.
Employees that observe other non-bank holidays that are recognized by a religious organization or other significant organization may also receive guaranteed time off.

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:
  • New Year's Day - January 1st
  • 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
  • Christmas Day - December 25th
  • 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.

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:
  • New Year's Day - January 1st
  • 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
  • Christmas - December 25th
  • 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.

Canadian Holidays

Sandhills Development, LLC, observes all statutory Canadian holidays for all employees of Canada. Employees will not be expected or required to work on these days:
  • New Year's Day - January 1st
  • Family Day - Third Monday in February
  • Good Friday - Friday before Easter
  • Victoria Day - Floating Monday in May
  • Canada Day - July 1st
  • Civic Holiday - First Monday in August
  • Labour Day - First Monday in September
  • Thanksgiving - Second Monday in October
  • Christmas - December 25th
  • 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.

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:
  • New Years Day - January 1st
  • Unification Day - January
  • Good Friday - Friday before Easter
  • Public Holiday - April
  • Labor Day - May

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:
  • New Years Day - January 1st
  • 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)
  • Christmas Day - December 25th
  • 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.