Source: Oficina de Recursos Humanos del Estado Libre Asociado (ORHELO)
Puerto Rico's Governor, Luis G. Fortuño Burset, has declared Wednesday, August 22, 2012, as another one-off non-working public sector holiday, this time on account of the upcoming tropical storm Isaac.
The aforementioned announcement is contained in the Memorando Especial Núm. 18-2012 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 22, 2012 (El Gobernador de Puerto Rico ... determinó como medida preventiva la cancelación de labores en el Gobierno, el miércoles, 22 de agosto de 2012).
Last year (23-Aug-2011, 22-Aug-2011, 21-Aug-2011, 02-Aug-2011 and 31-Jul-2011), 5 days had been declared a one-off non-working public sector holidays on account of tropical storms Irene and 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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