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A special law is published declaring May 15 and 16, 2021 as non-waivable holidays for the elections.

17 May 2021


On May 12, 2021, Law No. 21,341 was published in the Official Gazette, which declares May 15 and 16, 2021, as a mandatory and non-waivable holiday for commercial employees, on the occasion of the elections of constituents, mayors, governors and councilmen. Specifically, this law provides as follows

1. May 15 and 16, 2021, are declared mandatory and non-waivable holidays for all trade employees, with the exception of fuel dispensing employees, emergency pharmacies and pharmacies that must comply with shifts set by the health authority.

2. On the other hand, it states that those who violate the provisions of this article shall be sanctioned with fines for tax benefit for each worker affected by the infraction.


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