'Megabridge' for March: Will the banks open on Monday the 20th?  this we know

This weekend will be the second bridge of the year for workers in Mexico on the occasion of the birth of Benito Juárez. Thus, Millions of Mexicans will not work on Monday, March 20but does this include banks?

The Federal Labor Law designates the third Monday in March as a mandatory rest day at the national level. This should not be deducted from the salary for any reason.

People who are forced to work for the operation of the company they should get triple payIn other words, if you earn the minimum wage of 207.44 pesos, for example, you should receive a total of 622.32 pesos if you offer your services during the ‘megabridge’.

What will happen to the bank service during the bridge this March 20?

The National Association of Banks (ABN) reported that it will suspend its operations due to the bridge for this Monday at commemorations of the birth of Benito Juárez.

Throughout the year there are 11 holidays on which banks do not provide servicesnot counting Friday or Saturday:

  • 1 of January New Year).
  • First Monday of February in commemoration of February 5 (Constitution Day).
  • Third Monday of March in commemoration of March 21 (birthday of Benito Juárez).
  • April 6 and 7 (Holy Week).
  • May 1 (Labor Day).
  • September 16 (Mexican Independence Day).
  • November 2 (Day of the Dead).
  • Third Monday of November in commemoration of November 20 (Mexican Revolution Day).
  • December 12 (Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe).
  • 25th December, Christmas).

Although there will be no service in the banks, ATMs will operate normally, so you can withdraw money throughout Monday. In addition, mobile applications will also have service in case you need to transfer cash.

Why will there be a ‘megabridge’ in March?

According to the calendar of the Ministry of Public Education, students will not have classes this Friday, March 17 due to an “administrative discharge.” Therefore, the students and education workers will have four days offincluding Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

However, this ‘megabridge’ does not apply to companies or other dependencies.

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