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Public sector workers get December 26 and January 2 off work

Public sector workers get December 26 and January 2 off work
Portugal Resident
The caretaker government has decreed that public sector workers can take off the day after Christmas Day (December 26) and the day after New Year’s Day (January 2) this year, meaning they effectively get two days’ holiday. Services will reopen on the Wednesdays following both holidays.
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Azores regional government suspends privatisations

Azores regional government suspends privatisations
Portugal Resident
The regional government of the Azores has suspended the privatisation processes of  Azores Airlines and hotels on the islands of Flores and Graciosa due to the current political situation in the region. A note from the regional presidency explains: “The current political situation in the Autonomous Region of the Azores, with the regional budget blocked […]
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