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Cuban Public Holidays Legislation Changes
 
(Posted on Saturday, August 10, 2013)

Source: Σrgano Oficial del Comitι Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba (Granma)

The Cuban government has released a draft version of its new Labor Law, which enshrines the one-off religious public holidays declared over the past 15 years.

The aforementioned draft version of its new Labor Law of Cuba now specifies that both Christmas Day and Good Friday are official non-working public holidays in Cuba.

Following the 1998 visit to Cuba of former Pope John-Paul II, Christmas was restored as a non-working public holiday in Cuba (02-Dec-1998).

Then, last year (31-Mar-2012), Cuba's Council of Ministers issued a communique indicating that, as recently requested by Pope Benedict XVI (28-Mar-2012), it had decided to declare Friday, April 6, 2012, the date of the upcoming Good Friday holiday, as a one-off non-working public holiday (receso laboral) in Cuba. This one-off public holiday in Cuba, for Good Friday, was repeated this year (18-Mar-2013).

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
• Cuba bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
• Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (August 2013)
• Cuba 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
• Cuba 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
• Cuba 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
• Cuba 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
• Cuba 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
• 2014-04-15: Cuban Public Holiday April 18
• 2013-12-20: Cuban Public Holidays Legislation Amended
• 2013-03-18: Cuban 2013 Public Holidays Amended
• 2012-03-31: Cuba Declares Good Friday Public Holiday
• 2012-03-28: Cuban Public Holiday For Good Friday ?
• 1998-12-02: Cuba Restores Christmas Public Holiday


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