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See also: 2019 public holidays in Northern Mariana Islands.

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2018 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Sep
  • 6
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  • Saipan 2019 Public Holidays Released

    The CNMI Civil Service Commission and Office of Personnel Management (CNMIOPM) - The Governor of Saipan (CNMI), Ralph Torres, has released the list of official annual non-working public holidays in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (aka. CNMI or Saipan), for the upcoming calendar year 2019 ("Pursuant to 1 CMC § 311, as amended by CNMI Public Law 15-4, the following legal holidays are observed in the Commonwealth").
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2017

  • Nov
  • 2
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  • Saipan November 2017 Public Holidays Clarified

    The CNMI Civil Service Commission and Office of Personnel Management (CNMIOPM) - The Governor of Saipan (CNMI), Ralph D.L.G. Torres, has released the list of official annual non-working public holidays for the month of November 2017, with day in lieu public sector holidays for annual public holidays that fall on a weekend in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (aka. CNMI or Saipan).
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  • Sep
  • 3
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  • Saipan 2018 Public Holidays Released

    The CNMI Civil Service Commission and Office of Personnel Management (CNMIOPM) - The Governor of Saipan (CNMI), Ralph Torres, has released the list of official annual non-working public holidays in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (aka. CNMI or Saipan), for the calendar year 2018.
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  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Saipan 2017 Public Holidays Released

    The CNMI Civil Service Commission and Office of Personnel Management (CNMIOPM) - The Governor of Saipan (CNMI), Victor B. Hocog, has released the list of official annual non-working public holidays in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (aka. CNMI or Saipan), for the calendar year 2017.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Saipan 2016 Public Holidays Released

    The CNMI Civil Service Commission and Office of Personnel Management (CNMIOPM) - The Governor of Saipan (CNMI), Eloy S. Inos, has released the list of official annual non-working public holidays in the CNMI (aka. Saipan), for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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2014

  • Nov
  • 20
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  • Saipan Public Holiday November 21

    The Saipan Tribune (Garapan) - The Governor of Saipan (CNMI), Eloy S. Inos, has declared Friday, November 21, 2014, as a one-off legal non-working public holiday in Saipan, on account of the need, once again, to hold a gubernatorial runoff election on that date.
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  • Jul
  • 27
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  • Saipan 2015 Public Holidays Released

    The CNMI Civil Service Commission and Office of Personnel Management (CNMIOPM) - The Governor of Saipan (CNMI), Eloy S. Inos, has released the list of official annual non-working public holidays in the CNMI (aka. Saipan), for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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2010

  • Nov
  • 1
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  • Saipan Declares November 4 Public Holiday

    The Saipan Tribune (Garapan) - Over the weekend, Saipan Governor, Benigno R. Fitial, issued a memo declaring the coming week as a two-day public sector workweek.
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2009

  • Nov
  • 18
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  • Saipan Declares November 23 Public Holiday

    The Saipan Tribune (Garapan) - Saipan's Commonwealth Election Commission Board has announced that the date of the upcoming runoff election would be Monday, November 23, 2009, which has been declared a non-working public holiday.
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2008

  • Mar
  • 31
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  • Saipan Readies To Re-Introduce Austerity Fridays

    Marianas Variety - Parliament is about to vote whether to reintroduce austerity Fridays, whereby government offices close every other Friday, and employees who do not work on official CNMI holidays are not be paid for that day.
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2007

  • Oct
  • 3
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  • Saipan's Next Austerity Day Holiday In Question

    The Saipan Tribune (Garapan) - Public Law 15-24, which created the biweekly austerity holidays, expires at the end of this month, with no legal basis left for what would be the upcoming austerity holiday, scheduled for Friday, October 5, 2007.
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  • May
  • 8
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  • Saipan Still Looking for Austerity Fridays Replacement

    The Saipan Tribune (Garapan) - The government introduced legislation that proposes unpaid holidays to replace the biweekly austerity holidays beginning this October.
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  • May
  • 1
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  • Saipan Looking for Austerity Fridays Replacement

    The Saipan Tribune (Garapan) - Governor Benigno R. Fitial suggested that austerity Fridays be replaced with unpaid legal holidays, which would make every other Friday a forced, unpaid public holiday, for civil servants.
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  • Mar
  • 21
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  • Saipan Moves Commonwealth Covenant Day Public Holiday Date

    The Saipan Tribune (Garapan) - Government offices will be closed on March 22, in celebration of Commonwealth Covenant Day, observed every March 24.
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  • Jan
  • 2
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  • Saipan Austerity Fridays To Continue In 2007

    Commonwealth Law Revision Commission - In 2007, government offices will continue to shut-down every non-payday Friday, under a system called Austerity Holiday, under which civil servants are forced to take unpaid days off.
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2006

  • Sep
  • 1
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  • Saipan Declares Forced Public Sector Holidays

    House of Representatives (Northern Marianas Commonwealth Legislature) - The legislature of the Northern Marianas Islands (aka. Saipan) have voted Public Law 15-27, which institutes the concept of Austerity Fridays, forcing an unpaid public service holiday, on every second Friday.
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  • May
  • 1
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  • Saipan Renames Columbus Day Public Holiday

    The Saipan Tribune (Garapan) - Columbus Day was renamed Commonwealth Cultural Day, pursuant to Public Law 15-4 that was enacted in April 2006.
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See also: Northern Mariana Islands bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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