Thursday, July 28, 2016

Jamaican August 8 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

Sources: Jamaica Information Service (JIS) and Jamaica bank holidays and public holidays ( The Minister of Labour and Social Security of Jamaica, Shahine Robinson, has issued a joint JIS/MLSS (Ministry of Labour and Social Security) news release in which she rules-out the declaration of Monday, August 8, 2016, as a one-off day in lieu non-working public holiday in Jamaica, to compensate the fact that this year's Independence Day annual non-working public holiday will fall on a Saturday. [full story]