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Labor advisory out on workers’ pay on Aug. 21

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By Camille A. Aguinaldo, Reporter

THE Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) issued Labor Advisory No. 12 on Thursday, advising employers to pay their employees accordingly on August 21, a regular holiday falling on a special non-working holiday in observance of the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice or Eid al-Adha and Ninoy Aquino Day.

Employees who work on Aug. 21 get double holiday pay wherein he or she shall be paid an additional 30% of 200% of his or her regular salary for the first eight hours of the day, the Labor department said.

For overtime work, the employee shall be paid an additional 30% of his or her hourly rate on the holiday.

If the employee did not work, he or she shall be paid a full salary for that day.

If the employee worked during a regular holiday that falls on his or her rest day, he or she shall be paid an additional 50% of his or her daily rate of 200%. For overtime work rendered in this case, he or she shall be paid an additional 30% of his or her hourly rate on the said day.