Approved the transfer of the holidays in 2019

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The Russian tripartite Commission on regulation of social-labor relations approved proposals for the transfer of the holidays in 2019, according to the website of the Ministry of labor.

The draft government resolution developed by the Ministry. The project is aimed at the rational use of employees weekends and public holidays. «Today, the Russian tripartite Commission on regulation socially-labour relations has approved the project», — stated in the message.

Weekend 5 and 6 January (Saturday and Sunday), coinciding with non-working holidays, will take on 2 and 3 may (Thursday and Friday).

In addition, a day off from Saturday February 23 will take on Friday may 10.

Schedule of new year’s and may holidays

New year holidays in Russia will last ten days and the may to five and four days, follows from the draft government resolution «On transfer of days off in 2019».

During the new year holidays Russians will have a rest from 30 December to 8 January.

The document notes that the weekend 5 and 6 January will be moved to the 2 and 3 may. The Ministry also proposed to move the output from Saturday, February 23, to Friday, may 10.

Thus, the Russians in 2019 will rest on the New year from 30 December to 8 January, the defender of the Fatherland Day — 23rd and 24th February, at the international women’s day — 8-10 March, may holidays will last from 1 to 5 may and from 9 to 12 the number, 12 June, and November 2-4.

«To reduce new year’s holidays »

At the beginning of the year, a former chief sanitary doctor, Deputy of the state Duma Gennady Onishchenko proposed to reduce the new year holidays to avoid increased mortality.

According to Onishchenko, the work week must begin on 2 January.

«Really, for us, January is the month when there is still more unfortunately, the mortality rate, caused, in my estimation, the long new year holidays. I’ve always been a supporter of what these holidays need to enter into the everyday of the Soviet system, when we are 31st in the middle of the day left work, the night celebrated the New year, first of January slept in, and the second went to work», — said the Deputy.

Earlier, Onishchenko has repeatedly called to cut new year holidays to one day and called the vacation «decade of horror».

Scientists suggest that after a long weekend

A proper routine will help to relive the stress caused by the return to work after a long weekend, and timely medication will help to avoid unpleasant consequences of high atmospheric pressure, said RIA Novosti Professor, Department of preventive and emergency cardiology, Moscow medical University named after I. M. Sechenov Philippe Kopylov.

«In such a situation to behave in a completely standard way, because of the stress factor of returning to work after the long weekend without any pressure plays a role, especially when people are actively rested for nine days. <…> The inclusion in the work schedule, the daily routine is also very important. If you go to bed and get up at the normal time, then this would be sufficient in order to endure the stress,» — said Kopylov.

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