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Costa Rica Public Holiday September 15

Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José)
Posted: Saturday, September 9, 2017

Costa Rica's Minister of Labour has confirmed that the upcoming September 15 non-working public holiday for Costa Rica's Independence Day was an official non-working public holiday, as per the amended public holidays legislation of Costa Rica and that its observance would not and could not be moved to another date.

As per the aforementioned announcement, "El Ministerio de Trabajo recordó que el próximo 15 de setiembre, fecha en que se celebra la Independencia de Costa Rica, es feriado de pago obligatorio", in in line with the list of official non-working public holidays in 2017 in Costa Rica, as announced earlier this year (2016-12-12).

The Costa Rican Independence Day non-working public holiday, on September 15, was not covered by the Abel Pacheco administration 2005 law (2005-03-17) which specified that 4 public holidays would move from mid-week to the following Monday (April 11, July 25, August 15, and October 12).

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