What are Glasgow Public Holidays and why is Monday one

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  1. UKSBD

    UKSBD Not a real duck Staff Member

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    What are Glasgow Public Holidays and why is Monday 289th September one?
     
    Posted: Sep 26, 2020 By: UKSBD Member since: Dec 30, 2005
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  2. Mr D

    Mr D UKBF Legend Free Member

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    Posted: Sep 26, 2020 By: Mr D Member since: Feb 12, 2017
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  3. UKSBD

    UKSBD Not a real duck Staff Member

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    Yes, but what are they and who determines when they are?

    Is the 28th September one additional to the standard bank holidays?
     
    Posted: Sep 26, 2020 By: UKSBD Member since: Dec 30, 2005
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  4. UKSBD

    UKSBD Not a real duck Staff Member

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    Just found more info,

    "Scottish Bank holidays are set by Scottish Ministers and are the same across the whole of Scotland. Public or local holidays, on the other hand, are determined by local authorities and can differ between areas."
    source - https://www.gov.scot/publications/bank-holidays/

    I assume that means different areas have extra public holidays additional to the bank holidays?
     
    Posted: Sep 26, 2020 By: UKSBD Member since: Dec 30, 2005
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  5. Mr D

    Mr D UKBF Legend Free Member

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    Yes that is a Glaswegian holiday. Rather than one across Scotland.

    Think council staff having a day off - basically people do not notice.
     
    Posted: Sep 26, 2020 By: Mr D Member since: Feb 12, 2017
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  6. Scalloway

    Scalloway UKBF Legend Free Member

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    What it usually means that the banks shut one Monday and the council shuts a different Monday. My local council abandonded most public holidays apart from Christmas, New Year and Easter Monday as part of a pay deal.
     
    Posted: Sep 27, 2020 By: Scalloway Member since: Jun 6, 2010
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  7. Naheed Mir

    Naheed Mir UKBF Contributor Free Member

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    Bank holidays are identical in Scotland. If a bank vacation is on the weekend, a substitute weekday becomes a bank holiday. This would usually be the Monday after the original date.
    Your employer will not give you paid leave on bank or public holidays.
     
    Posted: Sep 30, 2020 By: Naheed Mir Member since: Aug 10, 2020
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  8. simon field

    simon field UKBF Big Shot Full Member - Verified Business

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    Whose employer?

    We pay our employees for bank holidays over & above their annual entitlement.
     
    Posted: Sep 30, 2020 By: simon field Member since: Feb 4, 2011
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  9. Mr D

    Mr D UKBF Legend Free Member

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    Incorrect.
    Your employer will give you paid leave on holidays if you take it as holiday. Try it sometime.
    Ask for Christmas day off using part of your leave.

    However in this case the council have a public holiday, does not have to be a public holiday to people elsewhere in Scotland. It is not a bank holiday.
    Simply council staff being off.
     
    Posted: Sep 30, 2020 By: Mr D Member since: Feb 12, 2017
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  10. Mr D

    Mr D UKBF Legend Free Member

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    So 29 days a year or more.
    Great.
     
    Posted: Sep 30, 2020 By: Mr D Member since: Feb 12, 2017
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  11. simon field

    simon field UKBF Big Shot Full Member - Verified Business

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    How much paid holiday do you get, in your job?
     
    Posted: Sep 30, 2020 By: simon field Member since: Feb 4, 2011
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  12. Ally Maxwell

    Ally Maxwell UKBF Regular Free Member

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    It's known as 'September Weekend'. Most regions in Scotland (certainly central Scotland) have it but not all at the same time. 29th Sept was the Glasgow one. Not a new thing. Been around for decades that I know of.
     
    Posted: Sep 30, 2020 By: Ally Maxwell Member since: Nov 6, 2015
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  13. Mr D

    Mr D UKBF Legend Free Member

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    33 days.
    25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays is how the contract is written. The employer is working on bank holidays but I get them off by taking the time off.
     
    Posted: Oct 1, 2020 By: Mr D Member since: Feb 12, 2017
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