Oct. 31 not a public holiday
Malacanang WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2008 GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT
Malacanang announced today that Oct. 31, 2008, the eve of All Saints’ Day, will not be declared a public holiday.“Oct. 31 will not be declared a public holiday”, said Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita when asked on the possible declaration of the said date as nationwide public rest day in pre-celebration of the All Saints’ Day on Nov. 1.
Ermita said that the government is giving the employers the prerogative to allow their workers and employees to go on half day.