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Pateros Day Holiday – March 29, 2012 pay rules

Great news for everyone working or studying in the home of balut! The municipality of Pateros will be marking its 112th foundation anniversary this March 29, 2012. Although neither President Benigno Aquino […]

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Emilio Aguinaldo Day in Cavite – March 22, 2012 pay rules

President Benigno Aquino III has declared March 22, 2012 a special non-working holiday in the province of Cavite. The province will mark General Emilio Aguinaldo’s 143rd birth anniversary on the same day. […]

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February 24 and 27 holidays in Zamboanga Sibugay and Gen. Santos City, respectively

Those working on Zamboanga Sibugay and General Santos City, South Cotabato are bound to have a three-day break this coming weekend. The western Mindanao province is having its Charter day anniversary come […]

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January 23, 2012 Chinese New Year Holiday Pay Rules

Filipinos would be marking the first holiday of 2012 in two weeks. For the first time in Philippine history, Chinese New Year, which falls on January 23, will be observed as a […]

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December 31, 2011 and January 1, 2012 holiday pay rules

Who wants to work on December 31 and January 1? No one does. But sometimes, the nature of your work makes you forgo the holiday. During my hospital confinement last week, I […]

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December 30, 2011 Rizal Day National Holiday Pay Rules

The Philippines would be marking the 115th death anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal this December 30. Unlike Bonifacio Day (which is Gat Andres’ birth date), we commemorate Rizal Day on the day […]

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Pay rules for Christmas Day – December 25, 2011

Certain job advertisements explicitly require applicants to be willing to work not only on a shifting schedule, but even during holidays. This is particularly true for those employed in business process outsourcing […]

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Taguig City Foundation Day Holiday – December 8, 2011

Working in McKinley Hill in Taguig City? Then, this is good news for you. Malacañang has declared December 8 as a special non-working day in Taguig City. Proclamation 298 was signed by […]

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Pay rules – Dec. 7 and 8 holiday in Virac and Batangas

Malacanang has declared December 7 and 8 as a non-working day in the municipality of Virac, Catanduanes and the province of Batangas, respectively. Proclamation No. 287 (for Virac, Catanduanes) and 288 (for […]

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Pay rules for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 2011 special non-working days

President Noynoy Aquino declared last Monday that October 31 this year is a special non-working day throughout the country. The day is sandwiched between October 30, a Sunday, and All Saints’ Day, […]

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#WalangPasok – May 13 2021 declared a holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Muslims around the globe will be observing the end of the holy month of Ramadan, referred to as Eid’l Fitr, during the second week of May. The said religious observance is an […]

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How can gov’t workers apply for a 14-day COVID leave?

Second of two parts As previously reported by The Filipino Scribe, government employees can apply for a paid leave of 14 calendar days in case they need to be quarantined due to […]

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CSC grants 14-day paid leave for gov’t workers who get COVID-19

First of two parts Government employees who test positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 can avail of a 14-day paid leave, according to a memorandum released last year by the Civil […]

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OFWs in Hong Kong go all out in support of ‘Laban ng Lahi 2017’

Hong Kong-based overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) are going all-out in showing their support for the first-ever “Laban ng Lahi” global team marathon challenge, whose international qualifying tournament is set for October 29, […]

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