When will the first bridge in 2021 be?

Like every year, Mexicans will enjoy holidays days and some “bridges”During 2021.

In February 2020, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that he would propose the elimination of the “bridges” during the 2021, since now children ignore the historical dates behind the holidays days. During one of his conferences, the president said: “I know it is controversial, but I consider that whoever does not know where he comes from, does not know where he is going.

However, in May the president announced that the “bridges”They will stay another year due to pandemic of the Covid-19, since the new coronavirus has had a great impact on the tourism sector, so canceling the “bridgesIt would have an even more devastating effect on the industry.

“Now because more jobs were lost in tourism, because there at the request of the businessmen of the sector through the Secretary of Tourism, Miguel Torruco, I accepted that at least one year they continue with the ‘bridges‘, continue with the’ bridges, ‘”said President López Obrador.

Therefore, all the “bridges”And holidays will remain in 2021.

You can also read: AMLO will present an initiative to end the “bridges”

What will be the official holidays in 2021?

According to article 74 of the Federal Labor Law, Mexicans have several days of compulsory rest per year. So do not forget to write them down on your calendar and in case your employer asks you to work these days, remember that they must pay you more.

In 2021, the holidays will be the following:

1. Friday January 1.

2. Monday, February 1 in commemoration of February 5th.

3. Monday March 15 in commemoration of March 21st.

4. Saturday May 1.

5. Thursday 16 of September.

6. Monday, November 15, in commemoration of November 20.

7. Saturday December 25th.

8. The one determined by the electoral laws, in the case of ordinary elections, to carry out election day.

When will the first bridge in 2021 be?

He first bridge of 2021 will be the next Friday, January 1.

What happens if workers are asked to work on a holiday?

In Mexico, you should not work during the mandatory restHowever, if the company you work for asks you to work in a public holiday, it should pay you daily salary, plus double your salary.

For example, if you earn $ 500 pesos a day and work on a holiday, in the end you should receive $ 1,500.

This is established in article 75 of the Federal Labor Law, which establishes that “in the cases of the previous article, workers and employers will determine the number of workers who must provide their services. If an agreement is not reached, the Permanent Conciliation Board will resolve or, failing that, the Conciliation and Arbitration Board. The workers will be obliged to provide the services and will have the right to be paid, regardless of the salary that corresponds to them for the mandatory rest, a double salary for the service provided “.

What do I do if my work does not pay me extra for working on holidays?

If your work does not pay you what corresponds, you can go to the corresponding authorities.

You can call the Federal Attorney for Labor Defense at 800 717 2942. You can also send an email to [email protected], where you will receive guidance for free.


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