US News Agreement before meeting of federal and state governments: Christmas holidays should start on December 19th

22:45  24 november  2020
22:45  24 november  2020 Source:   tagesspiegel.de

European Union. France "hopes" that Switzerland will be able to validate the framework agreement

 European Union. France © Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP Jean-Yves Le Drian met his Swiss counterpart Ignazio Cassis to try to find a compromise on the framework agreement of the EU. The French government wants Switzerland to engage with the EU and validate the institutional framework agreement covering bilateral texts aimed at harmonizing Swiss and European rights.

** December 25, 2016 (the legal public holiday for Christmas Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, December 26, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names

2020 federal holidays , 2021 holidays , employees entitled to holiday pay, getting paid when you have to work on Independence Day is typically called the “4th of July.” Washington's birthday is designated as such, even Dates of Federal Holidays for 2021. Observation Days on a Weekend. State Laws.

The state chiefs discussed the draft for new measures with the head of the chancellery that evening. These changes are there.

Die Schule könnte in Deutschland schon deutlich vor Weihnachten enden. © Photo: Uli Deck / dpa School in Germany could end well before Christmas.

proposals from the Chancellery for an early start of the holiday on December 16 to combat the corona pandemic are not united with the federal states, instead they have agreed on December 19 as the nationwide Christmas holiday start in order to check the risk of infection with many contacts before Christmas Reduce students.

“In the case of cold symptoms before Christmas, a more generous test option should also be offered to make encounters at Christmas time as safe as possible. This is supported by the Christmas holidays that are brought forward nationwide to December 19, 2020, ”says the new version agreed between Chancellery chief Helge Braun (CDU) and the heads of the state chancelleries, which is available to the daily mirror.

New debate on changing lessons in the Corona crisis

 New debate on changing lessons in the Corona crisis In the run-up to the next federal-state consultations on future measures in the Corona crisis, the situation at schools is increasingly coming into focus. The virologist Alexander Kekulé spoke in the "Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung" (NOZ) on Saturday in favor of sharing classes at all secondary schools. In addition, the Christmas holidays nationwide should begin a week before December 24th, he said.

New Year and the Orthodox Christmas : December 31 and January 7 New Year’s Eve is the main celebration in Russia, while Christmas is a great event for more religious people. It’s a start for long May holidays , which many Russians consider as vacations and intensely book abroad destinations.

Federal holidays are holidays observed by the U.S. government . That said, both federal and state law requires most employers, but not all , to pay overtime to employees whose hours Therefore, if your employee takes a vacation day on Christmas or New Year’s Day, there is no law requiring you

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Another controversial rule proposed by the federal government stating that no more than one customer should be in the shops per 25 square meters of sales area .

[In a previous version it was stated that the Christmas holidays should start on December 16th. According to Tagesspiegel information, this is not the case.]

Calculation by experts: Federal government apparently pays ten billion euros in Corona aid too much .
Companies closed due to Corona receive 75 percent of the turnover from the comparable month of 2019 from the federal government - too much, according to the Institute of German Economy. © Photo: Imago Images / Manngold Gastronomic establishments have been closed since the beginning of November. According to a calculation by the Institute of German Economics (IW), the federal government pays ten billion euros more than actually necessary for the November and December aid .

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