MANILA, Philippines -- Today, November 1, is a special non-working holiday, which means that the no-work, no-pay policy applies today, the Department of Labor and Employment said in a statement.
Labor Secretary Marianito Roque said Proclamation 1463 declared that All Saints? Day is a special (non-working) holiday so that Filipinos can remember and honor their dearly departed family members and loved ones.
The labor department?s Bureau of Working Conditions detailed the policy for special non-working holidays like today:
* If the day is unworked, the no-work, no-pay policy shall apply unless there is a favorable company policy, practice, or collective bargaining agreement (CBA) granting payment of wages on a special day even if the day is unworked.
* If the day is worked, the pay is the employee's daily rate plus 30 percent for the first eight hours of work, and for work in excess of eight hours, plus 30 percent of the hourly rate on said day.
* If the day falls on an employee's rest day and is worked, the employee's daily rate plus 50 percent shall apply on the first eight hours of work, and for work in excess of eight hours, plus 30 percent of the hourly rate on the said day.