Employees are paid double if they choose to work on a public holiday
Q COSTA RICA – This Semana Santa is a week with three – count them, one, two, three – paid holidays: Tuesday (today, April 11), Thursday (April 13) and Friday (April 14).
What does that mean to you?
If you are an employee, this week you get three days off work with pay, in addition to Saturday and Sunday if you do not normally work those days. That means, If you are the type of person who doesn’t need a day off, you will get paid for eight days of work for working only five.
If you are an employer, you will either be giving your employee(s) off three paid days this week or ben paying