Dominican Republic Confirms Constitution Day Public Holiday Date Change
Source:Diario Libre (Santo Domingo)
Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2009
The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Labor (Secretaría de Estado de Trabajo - SET) has confirmed that Friday, November 6, 2009, the annual Día de la Constitución Dominicana, would be a regular working day, and that the corresponding public holiday would be observed on Monday, November 9, 2009.
As per the Ministry communique, the decision was taken in accordance with the 1997, "Ley No. 139-97 mediante la cual los días feriados del calendario que coincidan con los días martes y miércoles, jueves o viernes serán trasladados de fecha" (1997-06-19).
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