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Happy Lunar New Year! What You Should Know!

With Lunar New Year just around the corner, Tanenbaum would like to share its newest Holiday Fact Sheet!  The 2019 Lunar New Year will begin tomorrow, February 5th. Also known as the Spring Festival, the holiday is celebrated across Asia, beginning with the first new moon of the lunar calendar.  Celebrations conclude 15 days later with the arrival of the full moon.   

Though individual traditions vary, employees observing this holiday may require time off to travel, prepare, and celebrate with family and friends.  Companies should also be cognizant of the holiday’s business implications as companies across Asia may close for up to three weeks.

Learn more about the holiday by checking out Tanenbaum’s Lunar New Year Fact Sheet.

Eid Mubarak!

Dear Friends,

The Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha will be celebrated between August 20th and August 21st this year! Eid-al-Adha, also known as the Feast of the Sacrifice, is an important holiday and those observing may wish to take the day off from work to celebrate with family and friends and attend to religious practices like attending mosque.

To learn more about Eid al-Adha and its potential impact on the workplace, read our Eid al-Adha Fact Sheet!

In friendship,

Mark Fowler
Deputy CEO, Tanenbaum


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Pioneer Day is Coming Soon!

Dear Friends,

Did you know that July 24th is Pioneer Day? Pioneer Day is one of the major holidays of Mormonism (Latter-day Saints).

The holiday is often observed with parades, fireworks and Old West reenactments to commemorate the arrival of Brigham Young and his followers in Salt Lake Valley. To learn more about the history and significance of Pioneer Day, as well as how the holiday may impact the workplace, read our Pioneer Day Fact Sheet.

In friendship,

Mark Fowler
Deputy CEO, Tanenbaum


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