Investor's Guide - Labour System - Holidays, Vacations and Absences

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4.1. Holidays


5. Holidays, Vacations and Absences

Mandatory holidays include January 1st, Good Friday (which may be observed on another day with local significance during Easter), Easter Sunday, April 25th, May 1st, Corpus Christi June 10th, August 15th, October 5th, November 1st, December 1st, December 8th, and December 25th.


According to specific legislation, certain mandatory holidays may be observed on the Monday of the following week.


In addition to mandatory holidays, Fat Tuesday and local holidays may be established as holidays by collective bargaining agreement or employment contract.


During holidays, businesses must close or suspend all activities that are not allowed on Sundays. 



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