May 13, 2013 is A Special Non-Working Holiday

President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III finally declares this year's national election as a special non-working holiday. The proclamation was confined by presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte through her twitter account.

Proclamation signed by Pnoy

This year's national elections will be from Senate seats down to city/town concilors.

DOLE Pay Rules Apply

Those who will be required by their employers to work on that day shall receive additional compensation. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) publishes specific pay rules whenever there's a non-working holiday. Here's a simple infographic from DOLE.

holiday pay rules philippines
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