Ukraine Bank Holidays 2019


 
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Ukraine bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the first 4 months of 2019, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Ukraine Bank Holidays in 2019
Jan.  1 Tue New Year's Day
      7 Mon Orthodox Christmas
Mar.  8 Fri Women's Day
Apr. 28 Sun Orthodox Easter
     29 Mon Orthodox Easter Monday
May     Wed Labor Day
        Thu Victory Day
June    Sun Orthodox Pentecost
        Mon Orthodox Pentecost Monday
        Fri Constitution Day
Aug.    Sat Independence Day
        Mon Independence Day Holiday
Oct.    Mon Day of the Defenders of the Ukraine
Dec.    Wed Catholic Christmas
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

24 Mar 2018 Ukraine Easter 2018 Public Holidays (Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine-Kiev) The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming and detailing the official list of Easter 2018 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced earlier this year.  11 Jan 2018 Ukraine 2018 Public Holidays Finalized (Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine-Kiev) Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers has formally approved the list of the official non-working public holidays in 2018 in the Ukraine, including the transfer of 5 bridge working days to a nearby weekend.  08 Dec 2017 Ukraine 2018 Public Holidays Draft Amended (Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine-Kiev) Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy issued a revised draft resolution for the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine specifying the annual official list of 2018 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, which amends its previous decision to postpone working days in 2018, in order to create favorable conditions for the rational use of working time.  05 Dec 2017 Ukraine New Bank Holiday December 25 (National Bank of Ukraine-Kiev) Ukraine's Central Bank, the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU), has announced an amendment to the official list of 2017 non-working bank holidays in the Ukraine in 2017, as previously-released, by declaring Monday, December 25, 2017, as a new bank holiday in the Ukraine.  29 Nov 2017 Ukraine Public Holidays Amendments Officialized (Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine-Kiev) Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, has signed into law the draft bill No.5496 changing the list of official annual non-working public holidays in the Ukraine (Article 73 of the Labour Code of the Ukraine).  21 Nov 2017 Ukraine 2018 Public Holidays Draft (Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine-Kiev) Ukraine's Ministry of Social Policy has prepared a draft resolution for the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine specifying the annual official list of 2018 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, which, as in previous years, except last year, includes a decision to postpone working days in 2018, in order to create favorable conditions for the rational use of working time.  16 Nov 2017 Ukraine Doubles Christmas Public Holidays (Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine-Kiev) The Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada (unicameral parliament), has approved, by a vote of 237 in favor, the draft bill No.5496 changing the list of official annual non-working public holidays in the Ukraine (Article 73 of the Labour Code of the Ukraine).  05 Nov 2017 Ukraine January 2018 Public Holidays (Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine-Kiev) The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming that Cabinet of the Ukraine had decreed the list of January 2018 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine.  17 Aug 2017 Ukraine August 2017 Public Holidays (Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine-Kiev) The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming and detailing the official list of August 2017 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced late last year.  01 Jun 2017 Ukraine June 2017 Public Holidays (Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine-Kiev) The Ministry of Social Policy of the Ukraine has issued a communiqué confirming and detailing the official list of June 2017 non-working public holidays in the Ukraine, as had been announced late last year.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Ukraine public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Governing Law: Official public holidays in the Ukraine are regulated by the Labour Code, which has not really been overhauled since Soviet times. The list of 10 public holidays is specified in Appendix A of the Labour code.  Eves of Public Holidays: the Labour code stipulates that the working day immediately before a public holiday is one hour less than usual.  Weekend Public Holidays: When public holidays fall on Saturday or Sunday, it is customary for the following Monday to be an official public holiday. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine may also transfer to the Monday preceding or Friday following the public holiday if it falls on the corresponding Tuesday or Thursday.  In addition bridge holidays are often given between a holiday and the nearest weekend, but are also often compensated by having a nearby Saturday declared to be a normal working day. This happened 3 times in 2007.  Finally, note that little business takes place between New Year's Day and Orthodox Christmas.  Ukraine International Codes UA and UKR (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .ua (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Ukraine information and news: National Bank of Ukraine (Ukraine central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Ukraine maps, demographics and economic statistics), and Wikipedia (includes Ukraine commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Ukraine, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Ukraine, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Ukraine.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2019 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Ukraine, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Ukraine, before planning any trip to Ukraine. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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