Blue Sunday Ordinance in Cebu and secularization of Sundays

In 1933, Cebu City passed a Blue Sunday Ordinance that mandated businesses and factories to close on Sundays. Only libraries, photography shops, barbershops, bakeries, restaurants, public markets, and those selling “articulos de primera necesidad” were allowed to open. Employers were required to pay those who work on Sundays extra wages. It’s noteworthy that “pansitan” is… Continue reading Blue Sunday Ordinance in Cebu and secularization of Sundays