📣PUBLIC HOLIDAY TO CELEBRATE 60TH YEAR OF INDEPENDENCE FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF SAMOA 2022📣
The Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour MCIL has issued a public Notice for the public to hereby advised that Wednesday, 1st June 2022 will be treated as a Public Holiday to commemorate Samoa’s 60th Independence in accordance with Section 2 of the Public Holidays Act 2008.
Businesses may open during the Public Holiday only in accordance with the provisions of the Amended State of Emergency ‘SOE’ Order #79.
Further, employers are advised to comply with the relevant provisions under the Labour and Employment Relations Act 2013 regarding payment of Public Holidays Pay.
For further information, please contact the Industrial Relations, Employment Permits & Occupational Safety and Health Division at telephone (+685) 20441/20442.
Pulotu Lyndon Chu Ling
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER