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March 30, 2013 is a Non-working Holiday (Black Saturday)

For those who are not aware or just wants a clarification, March 30, 2013 is a special non-working holiday in the Philippines. This year, March 30 falls in the Catholic observance known as the Black Sabbath (Black Saturday). This has been declared as early as last year when President Aquino signed Proclamation No. 459 containing the schedule of holidays for the entire year 2013.

For those who will be required to report on that day, the employer shall provide additional compensation based on the established rules of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

English: Coat of arms of the Philippines
English: Coat of arms of the Philippines (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

March 28 and March 29, 2013 Are Also Holidays

March 28 and 29 are regular non-working holidays as the Philippines observe the Catholic period known as the Holy Week. March 28 and 29 falls falls on this year's Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. Again , those who will be required to work on those days shall receive additional compensation.

[Related: List of Philippine Holidays for Year 2013]

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