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Ukraine Announces 2010 Public Holidays

Source: Interfax (Kiev)
Posted: Friday, November 27, 2009
Most recent follow-up news item: December 17, 2009

The Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine has passed a resolution specifying the official list of 2010 public holidays.

As was done in the past (2008-12-10, 2007-11-29, and 2005-12-23), a series of bridge public holidays was declared in early January 2010, to be compensated by corresponding working Saturdays.

For 2010, the days of Monday, January 4, Tuesday, January 5, Wednesday, January 6, and Friday, January 8, have been declared non-working public holidays. In compensation, the following Saturdays have been declared regular working days in 2010; January 30, February 13, February 27, and March 13.

Additionally, a bridge public holiday was declared for Monday, August 23, 2010, to be compensated by a regular working day on Saturday, August 21, 2010.

As per custom, the Resolution On The Postponement Of Working Days In 2010 applies to all enterprises, institutions and organizations, apart from the Pension Fund, Ukrposhta, the State Treasury and banks (2008-12-20).

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