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Puerto Rico Amended 2015 Public Holidays Released
 
(Posted on Sunday, October 26, 2014)

Source: Oficina de Recursos Humanos del Estado Libre Asociado (ORHELO)

The public sector's human resources department of the government of Puerto Rico (ORHELA) has released the amended version of its annual "Memorando Especial", which lists Puerto Rico's public sector holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2015, based on last summer's amendments to the law regulating public holidays in Puerto Rico.

Earlier this year (29-Mar-2014), the public sector's human resources department of the government of Puerto Rico (ORHELA) had released its annual "Memorando Especial", which listed Puerto Rico's public sector holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2015.

However, since then (29-Jul-2014), the Governor of Puerto Rico, Alejandro García Padilla, signed into law the "Proyecto del Senado 1113", which reduces the number of annual non-working public sector holidays in Puerto Rico, by lumping 4 of the current annual non-working public sector holidays of Puerto Rico into one, the "Día de los Próceres Puertorriqueños".

Despite the aforementioned reduction in the number of public sector holidays in Puerto Rico, as always (14-Sep-2013, 19-Jun-2012, 26-Jul-2011, 05-Apr-2010, and 10-Aug-2009), the private sector benefits from fewer public holidays than the public sector. Banks usually follow the public sector holidays, except in cases when these fall on a Sunday.

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
Puerto Rico bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (October 2014)
Puerto Rico 2017 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Puerto Rico 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Puerto Rico 2019 bank holidays and public holidays
Puerto Rico 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Puerto Rico 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
• 2017-03-24: Puerto Rico 2018 Public Holidays Announced
• 2016-06-11: Puerto Rico 2017 Public Holidays Announced
• 2015-05-06: Puerto Rico 2016 Public Holidays Announced
• 2015-01-08: Puerto Rico January 12 Public Holiday Status
• 2014-07-29: Puerto Rico Public Holidays Reduction Becomes Law
• 2014-03-29: Puerto Rico 2015 Public Holidays Announced
• 2013-09-14: Puerto Rico 2014 Public Holidays Announced
• 2012-06-19: Puerto Rico 2013 Public Holidays Announced
• 2011-07-26: Puerto Rico 2012 Public Holidays Announced
• 2010-04-05: Puerto Rico 2011 Public Holidays Announced
• 2009-08-10: Puerto Rico 2010 Public Holidays Announced


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