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Switzerland Parliament To Consider May 1st National Public Holiday

Source: Die Bundesversammlung (Das Schweizer Parlament)
Posted: Friday, May 11, 2001
Most recent follow-up news item: November 12, 2001

Parliamentarian Anita Fetz has submitted bill 01.423, Nationaler Feiertag der Arbeit am 1. Mai, that would make May 1st a national public holiday throughout Switzerland.

Currently, many Swiss Cantons observe May 1st as a public holiday (BS, BL, JU, SH, TI, TG, ZH and a half-day in Solothurn), but the majority of the cantons does not.

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