Source:Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique (Algiers)
Posted on Monday, April 25, 2011
The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Sunday, May 1st, 2011, had been declared as a paid non-working public holiday (journée chômée et payée) on account of the upcoming fête des travailleurs (Labour Day).
The aforementioned declaration of Sunday, May 1st, 2011, as a paid non-working public holiday does have an effect as weekends in Algeria are now Fridays and Saturdays, as specified in the "décret n°09-244 du 22 Juillet 2009, modifiant le décret exécutif n°97-59 du 03 Mars 1997", and which took effect on August 14, 2009 (2009-07-24).
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