National Holidays: who can rest on the holidays of Thursday, July 28 and Friday, July 29

The National Holidays are a reason for celebration for all Peruvians. There are who take this opportunity to traveltake walks or meet with family and friends because the July 28 and 29 are declared holidays. However, there is a question that many ask themselves: who are the people who can rest on these dates?

Many people eagerly await the arrival of the Julythen, in addition to celebrating the National Holidayswhich commemorates the Independence of Peruthere are also holidays that serve the population to carry out leisure activities or family reunion.

The days July 28 and 29 public sector workers paralyze their activities, while in the private sector most companies also abide by the days declared as holidays.

But although they appear on the calendar the days July 28 and 29 like holidays, not everyone can take advantage of this to take a break.

The military parade takes place on July 29 (Photo: GEC)

WHO CAN REST ON JULY 28 AND 29?

East 2022 the holidays for National Holidays, July 28 and 29the days fall Thursday Y Fridaytherefore, a festive bridge will be formed with the weekend rest days, which are the saturday 30 Y sunday 31 of July.

That is why these four days can be used by citizens to make tourism either enjoy quiet days with familydepending on the typical activities at home.

However, people should keep in mind that despite the fact that these days are holidays, the beneficiaries of this are the workers of the public sector Y privatebut the latter must make the respective coordination with their employer.

HOW MUCH SHOULD I BE PAID IF I WORK IN FESTIVITIES?

Article 8 of DL No. 713 states that workers have the right to receive for the non-working holiday the ordinary remuneration corresponding to a day of work.

Article 9 of the same decree provides that in case the worker works on a holiday, and if there is no substitute rest, they are entitled to the payment of the daily remuneration plus a surcharge of 100%.

In that sense, if you work the days July 28 and 29will receive: a daily remuneration for the holiday, a second for the work done and a third for having worked on a holiday, provided that there is no substitute rest on another day.

On National Holidays, private workers receive bonuses (Photo GEC)
On National Holidays, private workers receive bonuses (Photo GEC)

WILL THE STUDENTS ALSO ENJOY THE HOLIDAYS?

In Peru the holidays for National Holidays they also benefit students from both the basic level schools like institutes Y universities. The days July 28 and 29 Classes are suspended across the country.

It should be noted that in most educational institutions in the country classes are suspended, even a few days before National Holidays. This is considered the mid-year break for all students.

National Holidays 2022: since when is the cockade used and why?  (Photo: GEC)
National Holidays 2022: since when is the cockade used and why? (Photo: GEC)

WHY ARE JULY 28 AND 29 NATIONAL HOLIDAYS IN PERU?

In Peru, the 28 of July Every year it is declared a holiday in commemoration of the Declaration of Independence that took place in 1821 in Lima by José de San Martín.

Meanwhile he July 29 It is also a holiday for the development of the Great Military Parade in tribute to the Armed Forces and National Police of Peru.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT NATIONAL HOLIDAYS

UNTIL WHEN WILL THE LONG HOLIDAY LAST FOR NATIONAL HOLIDAYS?

In July, there will be two holidays for both the public and private sectors: July 28 and Friday, July 29.

Due to the fact that this year the National Holidays fall on Thursday and Friday, a festive bridge will be formed with the weekend rest days. MORE DETAILS HERE.

WHY ARE THE NATIONAL HOLIDAYS CELEBRATED ON JULY 28 AND 29?

The National Holidays They are a very important date in the Peruvian calendar, since the day of Independence in 1821 is remembered by the hand of José de San Martín.

July 28 and 29 are declared holidays and the population takes the opportunity to do family activities, taste typical dishes or go on trips. In addition, it is a date where everyone shows their great patriotism by decorating their homes and streets. MORE DETAILS HERE

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