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Private employee working on Aug. 29, 30 will receive 200% pay — DoLE 08/28/2011

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Private employee working on Aug. 29, 30 will receive 200% pay — DoLE

08/28/2011
The Department of Labor an Employment (DoLE) yesterday said that private workers who will report for work on Aug. 29 and 30, which was declared as non-working holidays are entitled to 200 percent pay.

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said August 29 is a regular holiday by virtue of Proclamation No. 84 that President Aquino issued on Dec. 20, 2010, while August 30 is also regular holiday by virtue of Proclamation No. 234 in celebration of the Eid’l Fitr.

“The purpose of the celebration of National Heroes Day is to accord fullest honors to the greatness, first of all, of our heroes who offered their sweat, blood, and lives so we may attain our freedoms, and second, to the resiliency of ordinary Filipinos who continue to love their country and endeavor to live honorable lives that honor our heroes and our countrymen,” the labor chief said.

“On the other hand, we share our brothers and sisters, the Muslim Filipinos, in their celebration of Eid’l Fitr, or the Feast of Ramadhan, which falls on August 30,” Baldoz said..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20110828nat2.html

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