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El Salvador Mothers' Day Public Holiday Generalized
 
(Posted on Thursday, April 14, 2016)

Source: Asamblea Legislativa de la República de El Salvador (San Salvador)

El Salvador's legislative assembly has approved a bill that declares that the annual El Salvador non-working public sector holiday on May 10, to commemorate Mother's Day (Día de la Madre), will henceforth be a fully national non-working public holiday, for both the private and public sectors of El Salvador ("asueto remunerado para el sector público y privado").

Mother's Day (Día de la Madre) was decreed a non-working public sector holiday in El Salvador in 1983, but only for El Salvador's public sector.

Then, four years ago (29-Nov-2012), the government of El Salvador issued a decree declaring June 17 as a new annual non-working public holiday in El Salvador to mark Fathers' Day, to be observed by both the public and private sectors ("un privilegio del que gocen no solo los empleados públicos sino que abarque también al privado"). A later bill (06-Jun-2013) to restrict to the public sector only the observance of that new annual public holiday in El Salvador for Fathers' Day, never came out of commission.

Today's bill was introduced, 2 years ago (02-May-2014), by an ARENA member of El Salvador's legislative assembly to have the commemoration of the Mother's Day annual El Salvador non-working public sector holiday be observe by everyone (MISSING).

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
El Salvador bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (April 2016)
El Salvador 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
El Salvador 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
El Salvador 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
El Salvador 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
El Salvador 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
• 2014-05-02: El Salvador Mothers' Day Public Holiday Bill
• 2013-06-06: El Salvador Fathers' Day Public Holiday Update
• 2012-11-29: El Salvador Adds Fathers' Day Public Holiday


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