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DOLE reminds employers of Independence Day pay

/ 05:12 AM June 13, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reminded employers that workers who reported for duty on June 12, Independence Day, were entitled to receive 200 percent or double their usual salaries for the day.

The DOLE said 200 percent of wages should be paid for the first eight hours of work while any work in excess of eight hours (overtime) should be paid an additional 30 percent of the worker’s hourly rate.

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Businesses that have closed due to the pandemic are exempted.

According to the DOLE, if the employee did not work, he or she will be paid 100 percent of his or her salary for the day.

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If June 12 is the worker’s rest day but he still reported to work, he or she will be paid an additional 30 percent of his or her daily rate in addition to the double pay.

—PATRICIA DENISE M. CHIU
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