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Puerto Rico 2011 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Oficina de Recursos Humanos del Estado Libre Asociado (ORHELO)
Posted: Monday, April 5, 2010
Most recent follow-up news item: April 23, 2021

The public sector's human resources department of the government of Puerto Rico (ORHELA) has released the "Memorando Especial Núm. 11-2010", which lists the public sector holidays for the calendar year 2011.

The document, signed by ORHELA's Director, Samuel G. Dávila Cid, seems to indicate that the draft bill "Proyecto de la Cámara 1387", introduced 2 years ago (2009-04-06), will never come to pass. This draft bill, would reduce the number of public sector holidays from 19 to 15, and had been approved by Puerto Rico's Chamber of Representatives (2009-06-23). However, since then it seems stuck in the Senate.

Note that, as always (2009-08-10), the private sector benefits from far fewer public holidays than the public sector. Banks usually follow the public sector holidays, except in cases when these fall on a Sunday.

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