Observe holiday pay for Ninoy Aquino Day, National Heroes Day, employers told

Inquirer.net 08/27/2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has urged employers and business owners to abide by proper pay rules during the special non-working and regular holidays in August. In an advisory, Labor Secretary Silvestre…

DOLE allows deferment of Eid’l Fitr holiday pay release

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/21/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has allowed employers to defer the payment of the holiday pay for the Eid’l Fitr in view of economic challenges brought by the coronavirus pandemic.…

Employees working on April 9 to receive 300 percent pay

Rosalie Abatayo 04/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While most individuals will observe April 9, 2020 at home, some workers, especially frontliners, will continue to work throughout this double holiday. Maundy Thursday and the Philippines’ 78th Day of Valor (Araw ng…

DOLE-7 bares guidelines for Eid’l Adha holiday pay

Irene R. Sino Cruz 08/09/2019

CEBU CITY—With the declaration of August 12, 2019 as a regular holiday, the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) has come up with guidelines for holiday pay. President Rodrigo Duterte had issued Proclamation No.…

DOLE-7 issues guidelines for June 2019 holidays

Irene R. Sino Cruz 06/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines–Workers can avail of the regular holiday pay on June 5 and 12 only when they report for work the day before the scheduled holidays, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Central Visayas…

DOLE-7 reminds establishments to observe August 21 holiday pay

Rosalie Abatayo 08/19/2018

The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) is reminding employers to observe the holiday pay rules for the August 21 celebrations.   In a statement, DOLE-7 director Johnson Cañete said employees who will be…

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