24. December 2019: the Holy night is a holiday

Christmas eve is a normal working day With views of the 24. December many of the workers are already in the holiday mood. Not everyone is aware that Christmas

24. December 2019: the Holy night is a holiday
Christmas eve is a normal working day

With views of the 24. December many of the workers are already in the holiday mood. Not everyone is aware that Christmas eve is, according to the holidays law, a normal working day. The same applies to the 31. December.

Who does not want to work on two days, take each for a whole day. In some companies, Christmas eve and new year's eve are considered as half working days. The fact Alexander Bredereck, specialist lawyer for employment law has pointed out, already 2014.

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For whom is the 24. December is a public holiday in Germany

Otherwise, if farms over many years have given freely of their employees on these days, again and again. This is a company Practice to, the employee claims could be derived.

A free day of work could get Employed, even if a Department has a different but not. In this case, the principle of equal treatment would be violated and employees could enforce to get the same privileges as their colleagues.

Christmas: What do Christians actually celebrate these days?

More than two billion Christians around the world celebrate these days of Christmas, the Feast of the birth of Jesus Christ. Around 1.3 billion Catholics with their Church leader, Pope Francis in Rome, as well as the 900 million Protestants belong to.

The Orthodox Christians celebrate around the world in Germany, two different dates for Christmas. The Ecumenical Patriarchate, including the Greek Orthodox Metropolitanate in Germany, as well as the Orthodox churches of Romania and Bulgaria and the Patriarchate of Antioch will celebrate the Catholic and Protestant Christians on the 24./25. December.

The Russian and the Serbian Orthodox Church, as well as Georgians celebrate Christmas according to the Eastern (Julian) calendar. This is since the calendar reform of 1582 and 13 days behind at the time, introduced the Western Gregorian calendar. The Orthodox Christmas divine services, therefore, are on 6. January (Christmas eve) and 7. January.

The Orthodox churches of Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch, Romania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Albania, and Finland adopted for Christmas at the beginning of the 20th century. Century of the Gregorian calendar. Four-Meter Anaconda auxiliary choke-free dog - then coach is the hero of PCP Four-Meter Anaconda auxiliary choke-free dog - then coach is the hero of

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Updated Date: 03 January 2020, 01:01

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