November holidays in 2021 are lengthening due to an additional day off, said on October 13, Honored Lawyer of Russia, Doctor of Law Ivan Solovyov.
He explained that National Unity Day, which is celebrated on November 4, falls on Thursday this year. This, according to the specialist, means that the next Friday will also become non-working.
Then there are two regular days off – Saturday and Sunday. Thus, emphasizes Soloviev, the Russians will rest for four days in a row.
At the same time, the lawyer recalled that the duration of the working day preceding the holiday, in this case November 3, will be reduced by one hour.
In addition, if the vacation falls on a public holiday, it will also be extended.
“It is important to remember that the employer has no right to refuse employees this. According to the law, if holidays fall on a vacation period, then it is extended by their number. In this case, for one day, ”said the lawyer. in conversation with “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”…
It is noted that all this does not apply to employees of continuous production enterprises.
On September 24, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Russian Federation explained how employers must pay salaries to employees if the money is issued on a weekend or a non-working holiday.
At the same time, Pavel Sigal, First Vice President of Opora Rossii, emphasized that work on a weekend or a holiday, according to general rules, is paid at least double.