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17 De Septiembre Es Feriado Legal
26 septembre 2022

In this sense, September has 4 days off, including 3 public holidays: this week of September marks the beginning of the patrias holidays in Chile, a commemoration that usually has several holidays, but these are not the last days off in the calendar of this year 2022. Although this 16th is a national holiday, it is only essential for the Fiestas Patrias on September 18 and 19. This year 2022, in addition to the days off of September 18 and 19 – as part of the Fiestas Patrias – the feast of the 16th of the same month has been added. In addition, the national calendar covers 5 additional legal rest days, with at least 2 long weekends and another indispensable public holiday. In this way, the festivities that originally extended to Saturday, September 17, Sunday, September 18 and Monday, September 19 will add an additional day, Friday, September 16, which includes a total of 4 days of celebration. In fact, businesses and businesses that fail to comply with the indispensable holiday at these patrias parties face costly fines ranging from $297,975 to $1,191,900 for each worker who violates it. Excluded from this holiday are commercial employees who work in clubs, restaurants, entertainment facilities such as cinemas, live shows, discotheques, pubs, cabarets, commercial premises on public civil aerodromes and airports, casinos and other legally approved gambling venues, emergency pharmacies and watch pharmacies defined by the authority, gas stations and “convenience stores”, which are connected to the service tros if they have prepared. Sell food. The Directorate of Labour (DT) will monitor at national level compliance with the compulsory and inalienable leave of workers in the trade on Sunday 18 September and Monday 19 September.

In 1941, Congress finally declared this day a public holiday. On days considered federal holidays, most government offices close, with a few exceptions. Banks usually close as well. Some private sector companies operate like any other business day. It should be noted that Saturday, September 17 is not a public holiday, but a normal working day. Moreover, only the 18th and 19th of the same month have the character of an inalienable public holiday. In 1882, the first U.S. unions proposed creating a holiday to recognize the contribution of workers to the country. Der 18. and 19. September are mandatory and inalienable holidays provided for by Law 19.973 for all employees of the trade, including those who work in the so-called “convenience stores” related to services if they are limited to the sale of products and goods.

There are only a few hours left to officially start the festivities of the Fiestas Patrias 2022, with an XL weekend starting this Friday, September 16 until Monday, September 19. * Keep in mind that during federal holidays, government offices, banks, and some private sector companies are closed. He also pointed out that, in accordance with article 35bis of the Labour Code, employees who are contractually obliged to work on Saturdays can agree with employers on a disruptive leave that would allow them to participate in this Saturday, September 17. September, in order to find in return the hours not worked before or after this date. The trade has a special schedule and operation on public holidays in Chile, depending on whether it is inalienable or not. This day was declared a federal holiday by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1937. Compensation for workers in the occupation referred to in the preceding paragraph – excluded from compulsory and inalienable leave – is considered a rule stipulating that they have the right to rest on leave at least every two years (in this case on 18 and 19 September) if they continue to be hired by the same employer; to be able to organize with him the necessary rotation of personnel (Inc. 2°, s. 2, Law 19.973). A united support received for the bill, which on September 16, 2022 declares a national holiday that may have become law.

The Fiestas Patrias will still have a day of celebration, as the Senate has sent the bill into law, which declares a national holiday next Friday, September 16. Inspections and sanctions on September 18 and 19, 2021 President Abraham Lincoln decreed the end of slavery on September 22, 1862, during the American Civil War. However, Texas, one of eleven states where it was legal to keep slaves, ignored the proclamation. Other holidays with the same characteristics for artisans are January 1st, May 1st and December 25th. The U.S. government has not officially changed the name of Washington`s birthday to Presidents` Day, so this day legally retains its original name. September 18 and 19 are the anchor days of the festivities. On the first day, the formation of the first national government junta in 1810 is commemorated, and the next day, the glory of the Chilean army is commemorated. On June 19, 1865, General Gordon Granger of the Union Army arrived at the port of Galveston, Texas, to inform the public that the slaves were free and that the Civil War was over. On June 16, 2021, Congress declared June 19 a federal holiday. On June 28, 1870, Congress declared July 4 a federal holiday.