Proclamation of public holiday – 1 November 2021

The President of the Republic of South Africa declared, in terms of the Public Holidays’ Act (1994), 1 November 2021 as a public holiday, throughout the country in connection with the conducting of local government elections.

Members are advised that the public holiday is unconditional and applies to voting and non-voting citizens alike. Members are reminded that special rates of pay applies to employees working on a public holiday.

Should members have any questions or queries in this regard, please contact any one of the RMI’s IR Specialists, deployed at our various regional offices.