DOLE reminds employers of pay rules for Araw ng Kagitingan, Holy Week

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) issued an advisory on Thursday, April 6, prescribing the proper payment of wages for the holidays next week.

Acting Secretary Ciriaco Lagunzad III issued Labor Advisory 3, series 2017, ahead of the following holidays based on President Rodrigo Duterte's Proclamation 50 in August 2016:

Regular holidays

Special non-working day

The advisory reiterates the following rules for the payment of wages during the regular holidays:

Meanwhile, the following rules apply to the special non-working day on Black Saturday:

DOLE encourages workers to call its hotline 1349 for inquiries or clarifications about the advisory. – Patty Pasion/