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The government of Latvia has released the draft rules "On the transfer of working days in 2020" annual official list of official non-working national public holidays in Latvia, and bridge non-working public holidays in Latvia, for the upcoming calendar year 2020.
In the aforementioned list of non-working national public holidays and bridge non-working public holidays in Latvia for the calendar year 2020, the government of Latvia, after a 2 pauses (2015-12-05 and 2011-01-05), returns for a fourth year (2018-12-17, 2017-12-14, 2017-02-26 and 2016-06-14) to the time-honored practice (2014-11-15, 2013-10-25, 2013-01-16, 2012-01-04, 2010-01-08, 2009-05-21 and 2007-04-13), of declaring additional, one-off, bridge public holidays that are compensated by the same number of Saturdays being declared as regular working days.
The practice of declaring additional, one-off, bridge public holidays, compensated by the same number of Saturday working days, had been halted in 2012 (2012-01-04), but only for a year (2013-01-16).
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