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Moldovan Extended January Public Holiday Ruled-Out

Source: Jurnal (Chisinau)
Posted: Thursday, December 23, 2010
Most recent follow-up news item: August 10, 2011

An adviser to the Moldovan Prime Minister, Igor Volnitchi, has announced that no additional non-working public sector holiday would be given to public sector employees to compensate the fact that one of the upcoming Christmas public holidays falls on a weekend.

As per the aforementioned statement, only January 7 will be a public holiday and the additional public holiday will occur on a weekend (Zi libera va fi doar pe 7 ianuarie. Celelalte sarbatori vor fi în zile de odihna si nu vor fi acordate zile libere.).

Alkthough the declaration of one-off bridge public holidays is common in Moldova (2010-08-10, 2008-12-10, 2007-12-06, and 2005-02-23), the declaration of a day in lieu public holiday to compensate a public holiday that falls on a weekend is not.

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