There will be five long weekends next year, one less than the six in 2023, the Ministry of Manpower has announced in its release on gazetted public holidays.
One public holiday falls on a Sunday:
As the second day of the Chinese New Year falls on Sunday, Feb 11, the following Monday will be a public holiday.
Two public holidays fall on a Monday:
Two public holidays fall on a Friday:
One public holiday falls on a Saturday
The other public holidays are:
Public holiday pay
Employees who are required to work on a public holiday are entitled to an extra day’s salary at the basic rate of pay, in addition to their gross rate of pay for that day, said MOM.
Employers and employees may mutually agree to substitute a public holiday for another working day.
Employers also have the option of granting time-off-in-lieu, based on a mutually agreed number of hours, for working on a public holiday for the following group of employees: Workmen earning more than S$4,500 (US$3,341) a month; non-workmen earning more than S$2,600 a month; and all managers and executives.