Work during Eidl Fitr means twice regular pay

By Leslie Ann Aquino

Workers who report to duty on June 5, Eidl Fitr, which is a regular holiday, are entitled to twice their regular daily wage.

Department of Labor and Employment (MANILA BULLETIN)
Department of Labor and Employment (MANILA BULLETIN)

Based on the advisory issued by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III, those who worked on that day must be paid 200 percent of their regular salary for the first eight hours.

Employees who worked overtime (work done in excess of eight hours), must be paid an additional 30 percent of their hourly rate.

Those who worked on a regular holiday that also fell on their rest day must be paid an additional 30 percent of their basic wage of 200 percent.

Workers who rendered overtime work on a regular holiday that also fell on their rest day are entitled to an additional 30 percent of their hourly rate.

While employees who did not work on said holiday shall be paid 100 percent of their salary.

President Duterte issued Proclamation No. 729, series of 2019 declaring the Feast of Ramadhan or Eid’l Fitr on June 5 as a regular holiday throughout the country.

READ MORE: Palace declares June 5 a regular holiday

 
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