ROMERO PINEDA & ASOCIADOS reminds you that in accordance with Article 190 of the Labour Code, the Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday are established as paid days off; and being the Holy Week a movable holiday, the dates may change from year to year. For this year, such paid days off will be March 24, 25, and 26.

These paid days off are applicable to the employees of the public and private sectors excluding home workers and workers whose wages have been stipulated by commission or by piecework, adjusted or fixed price.

In this regard, employees working during the referred holiday must receive an extraordinary wage composed of regular wage plus an extra charge of 100%. Also, if they work overtime or work a night shift, the calculation for the payment of extra charges will be based on the aforementioned extraordinary salary.

For additional information and legal assistance on this or any other Corporate and/or Labor matters, please feel free to contact Jose Freddy Zometa (Partner of the Corporate Division) and/or Beatriz Merino (Coordinator of the Labor Unit), at (503) 2505-5555 or email: 


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