Now that 2022 is about to end, Mexican families want to know which are the holidays in which they could enjoy a rest or vacation in the coming year. Here we will resolve this question, so that you can make the most of 2023.
It is worth mentioning that recently there was a legislative change that benefits workers, giving them the right to more days of work vacations. The Federal Labor Law (LFT) has been modified to duplicate these days off and will come into effect from January 1, 2023.
How many days can you enjoy vacation, according to the recent change? Well now the Mexican workers they will have a minimum of 12 days offinstead of the six that governed in the previous document.
In addition to these benefits, it also can take advantage of non-working holidays, in which they also have the right to rest. Although they should not be confused with those that fulfill a solely commemorative role.
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A WORKING HOLIDAY AND A NON-WORKING DAY
Not all holidays in 2023 are non-business days. According to article 74 of the LFT, an official holiday is a mandatory rest, that is, non-working.
Meanwhile, the unofficial holiday marks a celebration that is not necessarily secular, so activities in jobs and companies are not affected.
If there are still any left, then we will detail what the working and non-working days are.
WHAT ARE THE NON-WORKING HOLIDAYS AND BANKS IN MEXICO IN 2023?
In this section, we detail all the days of each month of 2023 in which there is mandatory rest or it is non-working. Total, seven are counted.
- Sunday January 1: New Year
- Monday, February 6: Day of the Mexican Constitution (first long weekend of 2023)
- Monday March 20: Birthday of Benito Juárez (second long weekend of 2023)
- There is no non-working holiday in April
- Monday May 1: International Workers’ Day (third long weekend of 2023)
- There is no non-working holiday in June
- There is no non-working holiday in July
- There is no non-working holiday in August
- Saturday, September 16: Mexican Independence Day
- There is no non-working holiday in October
- Monday, November 20: Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution (fourth bridge of 2023)
- Monday December 25: Christmas (last long weekend of the year)
WHAT ARE THE 2023 WORKING HOLIDAYS IN MEXICO?
Meanwhile, these are the holidays that only serve a commemorative role, but do not affect work activities. In total, they count six.
- Thursday April 6: Holy Thursday
- Friday April 7: Holy Friday
- Friday May 5: Battle of Puebla
- Thursday October 12: Day of race
- Thursday November 2: Day of the Dead
- Tuesday December 12: Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe
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