Philippine Holidays for 2016

Posted in News & Events on August 26, 2015
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Last August 20, 2016 President Benigno Aquino III signed the Proclamation No. 1105. On Philippine Holidays for 2016, it lists down 10 regular holidays and nine special non-working days. There will be at least 6 long weekends according to the signed Proclamation.

On the other hand, the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha will be declared later, in accordance with the Islamic calendar.

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Based on last year’s labor advisory, employees who did not work during a regular holiday will receive 100 percent of their salary for that day. They will receive 200 percent of their salary if they work for eight hours.

For special non-working days, on the other hand, a “no work, no pay” principle will be applied, unless a more favorable company policy exists. A worker is entitled to an additional 30 percent of his salary if he reports for work

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