Source:Channel Online (St. Peter Port)
Posted: Sunday, March 7, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) are considering declaring this year's May 9th a regular working day to compensate the extra public holiday on Monday, May 10, 2010.
Last fall, after some discussions (2009-09-11), the States of Guernsey had finally agreed to declare the day after this year's Liberation Day public holiday, Monday, May 10th, 2010, an additional official public holiday, in Guernsey (2009-10-14). The proposal to make Sunday, May 9, 2010, a regular working day goes before the States of Guernsey on March 24.
The anniversary of 1945 liberation was designated a public holiday in 1994.
Neighboring Jersey, which also observes an annual Liberation Day public holiday on May 9th, has rejected 2 separate bills that would have declared a day in lieu public holiday on Monday, May 10, 2010 (2010-02-03) and on Friday, May 7, 2010 (2010-02-27).
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