Pay rules apply on Eid al-Adha
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III yesterday reminded private sector employers to observe pay rules on Sept. 12, declared a regular holiday by Malacañang in observance of the Islamic holiday Eid al-Adha.
Also called the “Sacrifice Feast,” Eid al-Adha is the second of two events celebrated by Muslims worldwide each year.
“Proper observance of pay rules on regular holidays and special nonworking days will lead to more productive and competent employees,” Bello said in a statement.
The pay rules are:
If the employee did not work, an employee shall be paid 100 percent of his or her salary on this day;
For work done during the regular holiday, he shall be paid 200 percent of his regular salary for that day for the first eight hours;
For work done in excess of eight hours (overtime work), he shall be paid an additional 30 percent of his hourly rate on that day;
For work done during a regular holiday that also falls on his rest day, he shall be paid an additional 30 percent of his or her daily rate of 200 percent; and
For work done in excess of eight hours (overtime work) during a holiday that also falls on his rest day, he shall be paid an additional 30 percent of his or her hourly rate on that day.