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Optional May 1 workday?

Postby Dragonbones » Tue Apr 24, 2018 13:13

I heard that May 1, 2108 is an optional holiday or optional workday. What's up with that?

Edit: I've now been told that it's a holiday for laborers but not for civil servants, and at the institute where I work, some of the laborers will show up to work to support the civil servants. :idunno: YMMV.
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Re: Optional May 1 workday?

Postby Big Vern » Tue Apr 24, 2018 15:49

I've never understood the concept of public holidays for specific sections of society. It just causes chaos.

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Re: Optional May 1 workday?

Postby jimipresley » Fri Apr 27, 2018 15:12

Dragonbones wrote: I've now been told that it's a holiday for laborers but not for civil servants, and at the institute where I work, some of the laborers will show up to work to support the civil servants.


Well, I have it off, and there's no way I'm going into work to support those damn civil servants. :grin:
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Re: Optional May 1 workday?

Postby Kal El » Sat Apr 28, 2018 00:02

I'm off, with pay.
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Re: Optional May 1 workday?

Postby Dragonbones » Sat Apr 28, 2018 13:13

Some of us have always been a little off, with or without pay.
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Re: Optional May 1 workday?

Postby Big Vern » Tue May 01, 2018 15:10

jimipresley wrote:
Dragonbones wrote: I've now been told that it's a holiday for laborers but not for civil servants, and at the institute where I work, some of the laborers will show up to work to support the civil servants.


Well, I have it off, and there's no way I'm going into work to support those damn civil servants. :grin:

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Re: Optional May 1 workday?

Postby jimipresley » Tue May 01, 2018 16:29

Big Vern wrote:
jimipresley wrote:
Dragonbones wrote: I've now been told that it's a holiday for laborers but not for civil servants, and at the institute where I work, some of the laborers will show up to work to support the civil servants.


Well, I have it off, and there's no way I'm going into work to support those damn civil servants. :grin:

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