Source: Oficina de Recursos Humanos del Estado Libre Asociado (ORHELO)
Puerto Rico's Governor, Luis G. Fortuño Burset, has declared Tuesday, August 23, 2011, as another one-off non-working public sector holiday on account of the current tropical storm Irene.
The aforementioned announcement is contained in the Memorando Especial Núm. 28-2011 announced to the media by the Oficina de Capacitación y Asesoramiento en Asuntos Laborales y de Administración de Recursos Humanos (OCALARH).
It states that non-essential government workers are to be off work on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 (el Gobernador de Puerto Rico, Hon. Luis G. Fortuño Burset, autorizó el cese de labores de los empleados públicos de la Rama Ejecutiva, a partir de las 3:00 p.m. de hoy, martes, 23 de agosto de 2011, sin cargo a licencia alguna).
Yesterday (21-Aug-2011), Puerto Rico's interim Governor, Kenneth McClintock, had already declared Monday, August 22, 2011, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday, this time on account of the upcoming tropical storm Irene.
And a few weeks ago (02-Aug-2011 and 31-Jul-2011), Tuesday, August 2, 2011, and Wednesday, August 3, 2011, had been declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday on account of tropical storm Emily.
In previous years (30-Aug-2010 and 03-Sep-2009) these one-off public sector holidays were usually limited to the afternoon.
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