Public Holidays in Argentina for 2019
Large corporations and small enterprises that employ local employees are advised to note the public holidays 2019 in Argentina released by the government. It is to ensure smooth business operations as well as the smooth running of business set up if new entrepreneurs are planning to set up business in any region in Argentina. The local Argentinians take their holidays very seriously as it is the time to get together, food fiesta and entertainment.
The following table indicates public holiday dates in Argentina for 2019. These dates will change according to the official announcement.
Dates of the Argentina Public Holiday 2019
|1 Jan||Tue||New Year’s Day|
|24 Mar||Sun||Truth and Justice Day|
|2 Apr||Tue||Malvinas Day|
|19 Apr||Fri||Good Friday|
|1 May||Wed||Labour Day|
|25 May||Sat||Revolution Day|
|17 Jun||Mon||Martine Miguel de Guemes Day|
|20 Jun||Thu||Flag Day|
|8 Jul||Mon||Independence Day Holiday|
|9 Jul||Tue||Independence Day|
|17 Aug||Sat||Death of San Martin|
|19 Aug||Mon||Death of San Martin Holiday|
|12 Oct||Sat||Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity|
|14 Oct||Mon||Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity Holiday|
|18 Nov||Mon||National Sovereignty Day|
|8 Dec||Sun||Immaculate Conception|
|25 Dec||Wed||Christmas Day|
Click here for more information from argentina.gob.ar original release which De la Republica Argentina has published.
Different Types of Holidays
A standard holiday means the public holiday date remains unchanged and is celebrated on the day regardless of what day of the week it occurs. A revolving holiday is celebrated on the day it occurs unless it is a weekend, then it is moved to the following Monday. Bridge holidays are holidays that occur on a Thursday or Tuesday. The government will declare Friday or Monday, a holiday to allow for a long stretch of holidays.
Working Holiday Benefits
During public holidays 2019 in Argentina, most businesses are closed to make way for the local employees to take the day off to observe and celebrate. Though some nature of the business requires employees to continue working, such as in the services industry, regardless of public holidays or rest days. If this is the case, employees can claim as overtime pay. As constitute under Argentina’s Labour Law, the overtime rate for working on rest days and public holidays is 100% on top of a regular salary.
Doing Business in Argentina
Argentina is regarded among the powerful nations in South America. Mostly agrarian, Argentina offers plenty in services and manufacturing thanks to the tourism industry and goods productions industry. With a country as diverse in nature as well as culture, Argentina‘s strong economy, supportive government and straightforward regulation are just among the reasons why setting up a business in Argentina will be valuable.