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Check Out the Official List of Holidays in 2019

Employees get extra pay if they work on these days

The Office of the President has declared 19 holidays and special non-working days for 2019, as announced in Proclamation No. 555 on August 15, Wednesday.Ten of these are regular holidays, which usually have fixed dates such as New Year’s Day and Christmas ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 16, 2018 01:00:00
Run & Grow

5 Ways to Keep Morale High Among Workers Who Have to Be on the Job During the Holidays

Health care, retail, security and the military are professions where -- alas -- some people have to work on Christmas

Most of us are looking forward to the long weekend this holiday season when we can spend extra time with loved ones. We take for granted that most employers will close their doors for some or all of the upcoming Christmas holiday. And most do: ...

by Doug and Polly White  | December 08, 2017 08:00:00
News and Events

DOLE: Observe 'proper' holiday pay for Chinese New Year

Follow proper pay rules for workers on Feb. 8, a special non-working holiday, the labor department says.

Malacañang. Photo from Nerisa Fernandez / FlickrThe Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reminded private companies to observe the holiday pay scheme for all their employees who will report for work on Monday, February 8, Chinese New Year.“As we join the Filipino-Chinese ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 04, 2016 02:00:00
Startup Tips

How much should I pay my employees during a holiday?

The law is clear on the compensation due to workers on regular and special holidays

Since the holiday season is here, now is the best time to understand what the law provides when it comes to compensation for your employees during holidays.There are 10 regular holidays in the Philippines: New Year’s Day (January 1), Maundy Thursday (date ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 02, 2012 11:00:00