Source: Oficina de Recursos Humanos del Estado Libre Asociado (ORHELO)
Puerto Rico's Governor, Luis G. Fortuño Burset, has declared Wednesday, August 24, 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. 29-2011 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 Wednesday, August 24, 2011 (El Gobernador de Puerto Rico, Hon. Luis G. Fortuño Burset, determinó el cese de las labores de los empleados públicos el miércoles, 24 de agosto de 2011).
Yesterday (22-Aug-2011) and last Monday (21-Aug-2011) had already been declared one-off non-working public sector holidays on account of the upcoming tropical storm Irene.
Earlier this month (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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