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Slovakian Public Holidays Reduction Update

Source: Government Office of the Slovak Republic (Bratislava)
Posted: Thursday, June 21, 2012
Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2019


Slovakia's premier, Robert Fico, has followed-up on last month's announcement that the Slovak Cabinet was considering reducing the number of annual public holidays and non-working days in Slovakia, by naming the 2 annual public holidays it was planning to cut.

As per the aforementioned statement by Slovak premier, Robert Fico, the Slovak Cabinet is considering the cancellation of the September 1st, Constitution Day, non-working public holiday as well as the moving of the September 15, Virgin Mary of the Seven Sorrows, non-working public holiday to the nearest Sunday.

Last month (2012-05-06), the government of Slovakia had announced that it was considering reducing the number of annual public holidays and non-working days in Slovakia to spur economic growth, but without specifying the number of public holidays, or which ones, would be cut.

Recall that the governments of neighboring Slovenia (2012-05-02) and Croatia (2012-03-06) are also considering a reduction in their respective number of annual non-working public holidays.



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