Source:Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social (Valparaiso)
Posted: Sunday, December 18, 2016 Updated: Sunday, August 5, 2018
Chile's President, Michelle Bachelet, has announced that she was about to send a bill to congress which would resuscitate the 2011 attempts at declaring January 2 as a day in lieu non-working public holiday in Chile.
Five years ago (2011-12-21), a bill was introduced in the Chilean Senate's Comisión de Gobierno Interior y Regionalización declaring Monday, January 2, 2012, as a one-off public holiday to compensate the fact that the upcoming New Year's Day public holiday falls on a Sunday.
But, at the time (2011-12-28), Chile's Minister of Labor, Evelyn Matthei, had announced that the government of Chile would reject the declaration of an additional one-off public holiday on Monday, January 2, 2012.
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