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New Caledonia: Holidays Not Necessarily Days Off

Notre vie a Noumea explains that although today was a holiday in New Caledonia, she did not take the day off. You see (Fr) “In New Caledonia, holidays are not necessarily days off. The employer can ask employees to come to work anyway. Every industry has 6 to 7 days off a year.” The blogger implies that this system departs from the metropolitan French way of handling holidays.

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