What is Holiday Pay?
Holiday Pay refers to pay received by an employee on the occasion of a regular holiday or special day. In the case of regular holiday, the employee is paid even if she did not work. She receives double her pay if she works on a regular holiday. In the case of a special day (see below), the employee is not paid if she does no report for work. But if the employee works on a special day, she is entitled to 130% of her usual pay.
We have 12 regular holidays, which are:
We have 3 special days:
President Benigno Aquino III announced the following 2013 holidays through Presidential Proclamation 459, which is posted on the Palace website.
2013 special non working days:
The following are the special non-working days for 2013: