Statutory Holidays for 2014

The 12 statutory holidays for 2014 are:

  1. The first day of January (1 January)
  2. The first day of Lunar New Year (31 January)
  3. The second day of Lunar New Year (1 February)
  4. The fourth day of Lunar New Year (3 February) *
  5. Ching Ming Festival (5 April)
  6. Labour Day (1 May)
  7. Tuen Ng Festival (2 June)
  8. Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day (1 July)
  9. The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival (9 September)
  10. National Day (1 October)
  11. Chung Yeung Festival (2 October)
  12. Chinese Winter Solstice Festival (22 December) or Christmas Day (25 December) (at the option of the employer)

* As the third day of Lunar New Year of 2014 falls on a Sunday, according to the Employment Ordinance, the fourth day of Lunar New Year will be designated as a statutory holiday.

All employees are entitled to the above statutory holidays. If the statutory holiday falls on a rest day, a holiday should be granted on the day following the rest day which is not a statutory holiday or an alternative holiday or a substituted holiday or a rest day. An employee having been employed under a continuous contract for not less than 3 months is entitled to the holiday pay which is equivalent to the daily average wages earned by the employee in the 12-month period preceding the holiday.

Click here for more information on Statutory Holidays

Statutory Holidays for 2013