Holiday pay rules for August 27 as national heroes day

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Regular holiday pay rules for August 27 as National Heroes Day are set under the Department of Labor and Employment Labor Advisory No. 2 released on Aug. 16, 2012, urging the private employers to observe pay rules for workers rendered their work on August 20, 21, and 27.

Holiday pay rules for August 27

1.  If the employee did not render work during the regular holiday, he/she shall be entitled to 100 percent of his/her salary for that day. [(Daily Rate + COLA) x 100%]

2.  If the employee reported for work on such day, he/she shall be entitled to 200 percent of his/her regular salary for that day for the first eight (8) hours. [(Daily Rate + COLA) x 200%]

3.  For overtime work rendered during this regular holiday, he/she shall be entitled to an additional 30 percent of his/her hourly rate on said day. (Hourly Rate x 200% x 130% x Number of Hours Worked)

4.  If the employee worked during a regular holiday that also falls on his/her rest day, he/she shall be entitled to an additional 30 percent of his/her daily rate of 200 percent. [(Daily Rate + COLA x 200%) + 30% (Daily Rate x 200%)]

5.  For overtime work rendered during the regular holiday that falls on his/her rest day, he/she shall be entitled to an additional 30 percent of his/her hourly rate on said day. (Hourly Rate x 200% x 130% x 130% x Number of Hours Worked)

August 27 is a regular holiday commemorating National Heroes Day.  These heroes are men and women who have significant contributions in shaping today’s Philippine freedom. ▲

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