The Russians have proposed a new system for Christmas weekend


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Holiday weekend should be installed in the period from 31 December to 3 January, and other days to include paid leave for workers to use their discretion. This was stated by the Chairman of the Duma Committee on labor, social policy and veterans ‘ Affairs Yaroslav Nilov writes “Газета.Ru” on Tuesday, November 26.

“So we’ll please the citizens who don’t want the long new year holidays, and those who wish to have more rest in the winter,” — said the MP.

He noted that every working day gives an additional burden on the economy. Nilov also said that this year the 31st of Dec have to do weekends, as a full working day it can not be considered.

“At this time, still the majority of enterprises put on the table and spend corporate parties”, — said the Deputy.

November 18, Governor of Tomsk region Sergey Zhvachkin signed a decree about the transfer the working day from December 31 to December 28. The changes will affect the bureaucracy, and not all residents. Later, the head of the Duma Committee on family, women and children Tamara Pletnev has proposed to expand this initiative to all regions.

In mid-November in the Kremlin denied the possibility of changes to a previously approved labor calendar, in particular, rejection of the working day on 31 December.

In 2020, during the new year holidays Russians will have a rest from 1 to 8 January. As 30 and December 31 fall on weekdays, January holidays decreased by two days.

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