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Switzerland Public Holiday Added To Constitution

Source: Assemblée fédérale du Parlement suisse (Berne)
Posted: Friday, November 28, 1997
Most recent follow-up news item: June 20, 2003

The Swiss government has released a draft constitutional reform which includes the explicit listing in the Swiss constitution, of August 1st as a non-working and paid public holiday (jour chômé payé).

The aforementioned change is included in the package handed out to the press prior to today's joint press conference by the 2 commissions in charge of preparing Switzerland's upcoming constitutional reform.

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