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The government of the Russian Federation refused to make December 31 a day off

The government of the Russian Federation refused to make December 31 a day off
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The Russian government rejected the bill on the mandatory postponement of one of the weekends of the year to December 31. They believe that the Labor Code already contains a similar rule.

As the RBCThe refusal came from the government commission on legislative activities. Its representatives motivated the decision by the fact that now the Cabinet of Ministers has the right to postpone any of the days off at the end of the year "for the rational use of days off and non-working holidays by employees."

At the end of November the bill was offered for consideration. In 2019, December 31 fell on Tuesday and in many regions it made the day off in the afternoon. President Vladimir Putin recognized the idea as logical, but asked to consider it more carefully. Also initiative received approval In the State Duma. 

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