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National and Public Holidays


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Work on National and Public Holidays​
​Remuneration rates during National and Public Holidays.



Can the employer oblige an employee to work on a public holiday?

So long as the regulations in respect of rest periods are observed, the employee can be obliged to work on a public holiday and paid according to the applicable rates by law.


 Contact Name

Department for Industrial and Employment Relations 
121, Melita​​ Street,
Valletta - Malta 
VLT 1121
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1575 for Employees
1576 for Employers