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DOLE Bicol reminds employers of holiday pay rules

 

Legazpi City - The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Bicol reiterates today the advisory on the proper payment of wages for workers in a regular holiday falling on a special non-working holiday to all private sector employers in Bicol region.

In Labor Advisory No. 12, the following pay rules will apply in the computation of workers’ wages on Tuesday pursuant to Proclamation Nos. 269 and 556 of July 17, 2017 and August 15, 2018, respectively:

If the employee did not work, he or she shall be paid 100 percent of his or her salary for that day ([Daily Rate + COLA] x 100 percent); however, if the employee worked on the said holiday, he or she shall be paid an additional 30 percent of 200 percent of his or her regular salary for that day for the first eight (8) hours [(Daily rate + COLA) x 200 percent] + [30 percent (Daily rate x 200 percent)].

In addition, if the employee worked in excess of 8 hours (overtime work), he or she shall be paid an additional 30 percent of his or her hourly rate on said day (hourly rate of the basic daily wage x 200 percent x 130 percent x 130 percent x number of hours worked).

The advisory also said that if the employee worked during a regular holiday that also falls on his or her rest day, he or she shall be paid an additional 50 percent of his or her daily rate of 200 percent [(daily rate + COLA) x 200 percent] + [50 percent (daily rate x 200 percent)].

Further, if the employee worked in excess of 8 hours (overtime work) during a regular holiday that also falls on his or her rest day, he or she shall be paid an additional 30 percent of his or her hourly rate on said day (hourly rate of the basic daily wage x 200 percent x 150 percent x 130 percent x number of hours worked).

 

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Approved for Regional Release:

  

(SGD.) ATTY. ALVIN M. VILLAMOR

Regional Director

 

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2018-08-20
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