#WalangPasok – April 4 2024 holiday in Antipolo City

#WalangPasok – April 4 2024 holiday in Antipolo City

Antipolo City in Rizal will be celebrating its 26th cityhood anniversary this 4 April 2024, Thursday. The day is a special non-working holiday in the province according to President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.’s Proclamation 497.

Previously a municipality, Antipolo was converted into a component city of Rizal through Republic Act 8508 which was signed into law in 1998 by then-President Fidel Ramos. The move was finalized through a plebescite that took place 4 April 1998.

Pay Rules For Antipolo Cityhood Anniversary – April 4, 2024

The “no work, no pay” principle will be in effect during special non-working holidays as stipulated in the 2020 DOLE handbook on workers statutory monetary benefits.

This means that workers who are not required or permitted to work in Antipolo on 4 April 2024 are not entitled to any compensation unless there is a collective bargaining agreement or a company policy that provides for that.

The handbook likewise highlighted that employees who work during special non-working days are entitled to receive an additional pay of 30% for every hour that they render service.

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