A holiday is a day set aside by custom or by law on which normal activities, especially business or work including school, are suspended or reduced. Generally, holidays are intended to allow individuals to celebrate or commemorate an event or tradition of cultural or religious significance. Holidays may be designated by governments, religious institutions, or other groups or organizations. The degree to which normal activities are reduced by a holiday may depend on local laws, customs, the type of job held or personal choices. The concept of holidays often originated in connection with religious observances. The intention of a holiday …



ORF: Observer Research Foundation · 13 June 2024 English

Key takeaways from a year marked by profound disruption, change and innovation ladmir Lenin’s observation—“There are decades when nothing happens and weeks when decades happen” —has become a cliché in …

to society. Something to think about over the holidays! n a lighter note, two headlines from earlier

World Bank Group · 7 June 2024 English

leave provisions – annual, maternity, sick and holidays, retrenchment or termination of contract arrangements conditions of work such as overtime work, work on holidays, weekends, etc. The employment of project workers during working hours, weekly rest and annual holidays as prescribed under the law. Recruitment procedures the times listed above. All work done on public holidays is paid at twice the ordinary rate of pay.

Macquarie Bank Limited · 7 June 2024 English

NO REVIEW OF AFFAIRS OF MACQUARIE BANK OR THE MACQUARIE BANK GROUP None of the Dealers, the Agents or the Australian Registrar undertakes to review the financial condition or affairs …

continuous period of 14 days (other than by reason of holidays, statutory or otherwise) or have announced an

ISSER: Institute of Statistical, Social, and Economic Research · 7 June 2024 English

Special Economic Zones in Ghana: A Force for Good to Reduce Inequality? 1 MOTIVATION To close this knowledge gap and provide evidence of the impact of SEZ in Ghana, the …

as benefits. A more targeted approach could tax holidays and duty-free imports, they lack enhance the economic

NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 6 June 2024 English

Uncertainty triggers two confounding effects: a realization and an anticipation effect. By using the 2019 riots in Chile as a quasi-natural experiment, we show that the pricing behavior of supermarkets …

the month, month of the year, and non-mandatory holidays. This exhaustive set of fixed effects captures

NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 6 June 2024 English

There is growing evidence on the importance of sleep for productivity, but little is known about the impact of interventions targeting sleep. In a field experiment among U.S. university students, …

during the day (i.e., naps), on weekends and during holidays. 3 by 0.10 - 0.11 SD. We consider three primary includes nighttime sleep, and excludes weekends, holidays and naps (defined as episodes of sleep that start unincentivized sleep during the day, on weekends or during holidays (spring break for the treatment period and Thanksgiving points for the post-treatment. 22Including naps, holidays and weekends, we estimate the intervention increased

IMF: International Monetary Fund · 6 June 2024 English

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in nature (e.g., agriculture or retail around holidays) and created a new permanent contract for the

UNICEF: United Nations Children's Fund · 6 June 2024 English

Brighter futures through education for health and well-being

intensive training on LSHE – organised during school holidays. Three to four teachers from each school, including

Macquarie Bank Limited · 5 June 2024 English

No independent verification or advice None of the Dealers or the Agents (as defined in the Conditions) act as the adviser of or owe any fiduciary or other duties to …

continuous period of 14 days (other than by reason of holidays, statutory or otherwise) or announces an intention

World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

Productivity Boards. Working time, Rest Days and Holidays a. The normal work hours for every employee shall Compensation shall be given for work performed during holidays and rest days. Equal Rights a. Workers shall

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