Public Holidays in Cayman Islands for 2019
Public holiday 2019 in the Cayman Islands released by the Government of Cayman Islands, and it is the same at all three islands of the Cayman Islands. It is a mixture of traditional customs, religious beliefs and being part of the British colony.
The Cayman Islands are made up of businesses in the services sector. The local Caymanians usually make plans to celebrate their public holidays or gather and worship if it is a religious holiday. By the Cayman law, entrepreneurs and business owners must adhere to the public holidays as local employees would be celebrating or observing the public holidays according to their traditional customs. Business owners can also take time off and enjoy the celebrations or rest and recharge in the tropical atmosphere.
The following are public holiday dates in the Cayman Islands for 2019. These dates will change according to the official announcement.
Dates of the Cayman Islands Public Holiday 2019
|1 Jan||Tue||New Year’s Day|
|28 Jan||Mon||National Heroes Day|
|6 Mar||Wed||Ash Wednesday|
|28 Mar||Thu||Royal Visit|
|19 Apr||Fri||Good Friday|
|22 Apr||Mon||Easter Monday|
|20 May||Mon||Discovery Day|
|10 Jun||Mon||Queen’s Birthday|
|1 Jul||Mon||Constitution Day|
|11 nov||Mon||Remembrance Day|
|25 Dec||Wed||Christmas Day|
|26 Dec||Thu||Boxing Day|
Click here for more information from gov.ky original release which Cayman Islands Government has published.
Same Day, Different Dates
Every year, the public holiday dates would change, although not significantly as the public holidays are celebrated based on the particular day of the week of the month. Hence, year on year, the dates will vary while the day remains the same.
Double the Pay
Most of the Cayman Islands shuts down during the public holidays. Some businesses or offices have to remain open during public holidays. As such, employees working during public holidays should receive double the average pay rate for hours worked. The working hours per day or week is stipulated in the Cayman Islands Labour Law. Employers are required to adhere to the working hours and necessary related laws.
Doing Business in the Cayman Islands
The pleasant tropical climate and more so the friendly demeanour of everyone on the island makes it an agreeable opportunity to work or set up a business on the Cayman Islands. The economy of the Cayman Islands heavily depends on the services industry, including finance and banking as well as tourism. Entrepreneurs of all kind are most welcome to find out business in the Caymans Islands presents an exclusive opportunity to those who dare.