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Puerto Rico Hurricane Public Holiday August 23

Source: Oficina de Recursos Humanos del Estado Libre Asociado (ORHELO)
Posted: Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Most recent follow-up news item: August 29, 2012

Puerto Rico's Governor, Luis G. Fortuño Burset, has declared Thursday, August 23, 2012, as yet another one-off non-working public sector holiday, on account of the current tropical storm Isaac.

The aforementioned announcement is contained in the Memorando Especial Núm. 20-2012 announced to the media by the Oficina de Capacitación y Asesoramiento en Asuntos Laborales y de Administración de Recursos Humanos (OCALARH).

It states that non-essential government workers, in addition to being off work on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 ("en el Memorando Especial Núm. 18-2012, el Gobernador de Puerto Rico, Hon. Luis G. Fortuño Burset, autorizó el cese de labores el miércoles, 22 de agosto de 2012"), as was announced last weekend (2012-08-20), will also be off work on Thursday, August 23, 2012 ("debido a la trayectoria que presentó este fenómeno atmosférico, el Gobernador concedió a los empleados públicos el jueves, 23 de agosto de 2012, libre sin cargo a licencia alguna").

Last year (2011-08-23, 2011-08-22, 2011-08-21, 2011-08-02 and 2011-07-31), 5 days had been declared a one-off non-working public sector holidays on account of tropical storms Irene and Emily. In previous years (2010-08-30 and 2009-09-03) these one-off public sector holidays were usually limited to the afternoon.

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