Statutory Holidays for 2014
The 12 statutory holidays for 2014 are:
- The first day of January (1 January)
- Lunar New Year's Day (31 January)
- The second day of Lunar New Year (1 February)
- The fourth day of Lunar New Year (3 February) *
- Ching Ming Festival (5 April)
- Labour Day (1 May)
- Tuen Ng Festival (2 June)
- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day (1 July)
- The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival (9 September)
- National Day (1 October)
- Chung Yeung Festival (2 October)
- 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.