In many industries or occupations (such as retail, travel or emergency services) working on public holidays
is a commercial or operational necessity.
The NHS terms and conditions handbook states that staff are entitled to unsocial hours payments for all hours that are worked on public holidays
A considerable number of businesses close on public holidays
, but equally many do not, because of the very nature of those businesses, ie transport, hospitals, nursing and care homes, utility companies and manufacturers which rely on continuous production, to name but a few.
Yes, of course it should it be declared a public holiday
Campaigners in England are calling for a bank holiday on St George's Day, Welsh people want St David's Day to be officially recognised and in Cornwall there are calls for a public holiday
on St Piran's Day.
Now, a draft law was submitted to the Council of Ministers for approval to declare May Day a public holiday
Rob Marris (Lab Wolverhampton South West) called for April 23, the patron saint's day, to become a public holiday
Research by William M Mercer reveals that annual leave and public holidays
, when added together, can range from 29 to 43 days depending on where you live.
PESHAWAR -- The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced public holiday
across the province on the occasion of 1st Muharram.
ISLAMABAD -- Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governments have announced a public holiday
on first of Muharram to commemorate the martyrdom of Hazrat Umar Farooq (R.
The rake could not be introduced because fewer services are run on a public holiday
A public holiday
occurring on an ordinary working day shall be allowed to employees covered by paragraph (b) of sub clause (i) (All other employees-four weeks Annual Leave) on full pay; provided that an employee who is required to and does work on a public holiday
shall have one day or one half day, as appropriate, added to his/her period of annual leave and be paid at the rate of one half time extra for the time actually worked.