Notice: The State Council Extends New Year Holiday till Feb 2!

The Chinese General Office has issued a notice on the morning of today, January 27 to extend the Spring Festival holiday in 2020.

With the approval of the state council, in order to strengthen the prevention and control of pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus, effectively reduce the number of people gathered, prevent the spread of the epidemic, and better protect people's lives and health, the specific arrangements for the extension of the Spring Festival holiday in 2020 are hereby notified as follows:

1. The Spring Festival holiday of 2020 will be extended to February 2 (Sunday), and work will start on February 3 (Monday).

2. Colleges and universities, primary and secondary schools, and kindergartens in different places shall postpone the start of the semester, and the specific time shall be notified by the education department separately.

3. Employees who are unable to take a vacation due to the prevention and control of the epidemic disease shall, in accordance with the provisions of the labor law of the People's Republic of China, arrange for compensatory leave, and the wages during the holiday shall be guaranteed in accordance with the relevant policies.

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Source: CCTV

Editor: Crystal H