Source:Presidencia de la República de Panamá (Panama City)
Posted: Monday, October 30, 2017
Panama's President, Juan Carlos Varela Rodríguez, has signed the "Decreto Ejecutivo 329" which declares Monday, November 6, 2017, as a non-working public holidays in Panama on account of the November 5th, Separación de Panamá de Colombia, annual public holiday of Panama falling on a Sunday in 2017.
The aforementioned declaration of Monday, November 6, 2017, as a non-working public holidays in Panama on account of the November 5th, Separación de Panamá de Colombia, annual public holiday of Panama falling on a Sunday, is in line with Article 47 of Panama's labour code which mandates a day in lieu public holiday on the Monday which follows one of the "días de descanso obligatorio por fiesta o duelo nacional" annual non-working public holidays of Panama, as specified in Article 46 of said labour code and occurring on a Sunday, as well as with the list of official 2017 public holidays in Panama as announced earlier this year (2017-02-03).
In related news, no decision has yet been made concerning the recent request by Panama's Ministro de Trabajo y Desarrollo Laboral (Mitradel), asking the National Assembly to re-establish the moveable status of the upcoming November 28, annual public holiday of Panama (2017-10-27).
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