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Dominican Republic 2015 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo)
Posted on Friday, October 31, 2014


The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has announced its annual official finalized listing of non-working public holidays in the Dominican Republic for the upcoming calendar year 2015.

The list of non-working public holidays in the Dominican Republic for the upcoming calendar year 2015, as announced by the Secretary of State for Labour, follows the 1997 "Ley No. 139-97 mediante la cual los días feriados del calendario que coincidan con los días martes y miércoles, jueves o viernes" (1997-06-19) as recently amended (2013-07-27), but notwithstanding last spring's announcement (2013-04-01) that, beginning in 2014, Easter Monday would be a new annual non-working public holidays in the Dominican Republic, and the bill which would remove the January 6 annual non-working public holidays from the scope of the law 139-97 which regulates non-working public holidays in the Dominican Republic (2013-07-27).


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