Doncher reminds business owners Monday is a public holiday

PHILIPSBURG–Minister of Tourism and Economic Affairs Mellissa Arrindell-Doncher on Thursday said that Monday, October 9, in line with Constitution Day, is a Public Holiday and all businesses can remain open at their discretion.

Constitution Day is not one of the annual Official Holidays that dictates mandatory closure by all businesses except for a few. “While businesses can remain open at their discretion, all business are reminded that in accordance with the Labor Laws of St. Maarten, employees who work on Monday, October 9, will have to be remunerated accordingly,” the Minister stated in a press release.

Source: The Daily Herald