MANILA - The Department of Labor and Employment on Thursday released compensation guidelines for regular and special holidays in 2019.
Workers get full pay on regular holidays. If they report for work on that day, they should get double their basic pay, the DOLE said.
For work done in excess of 8 hours, employees are entitled to an additional 30 percent of their hourly rate.
Next year's regular holidays include:
January 1 - New Year’s Day
April 9 - Araw ng Kagitingan
April 18 - Maundy Thursday
April 19 - Good Friday
May 1 - Labor Day
June 12 - Independence Day
August 26 - National Heroes Day
November 30 - Bonifacio Day
December 25 - Christmas Day
December 30 - Rizal Day
Muslim holidays with dates still to be determined:
For special non-working days, a "no work, no pay" rule applies. But if the company compels an employee to work during these days, or if the employee chooses to go to work, the worker gets full pay plus 30 percent of his/her basic pay.
For work done in excess of 8 hours, employees are also entitled to an additional 30 percent of their hourly rate.
The special non-working holidays are:
February 5 - Chinese New Year
February 25 - EDSA People Power Revolt
April 20 - Black Saturday
August 21 - Ninoy Aquino Day
November 1 - All Saints’ Day
November 2 - All Souls' Day
December 8 - Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 24 - Christmas Eve
December 31 - New Year's Eve