Saturday, February 10, 2018

PHILIPPINE REGULAR HOLIDAYS AND SPECIAL NON-WORKING DAYS FOR 2018

MANILA, Philippines – MalacaƱang has released the list of holidays for 2018.

PHILIPPINE REGULAR HOLIDAYS AND SPECIAL NON-WORKING DAYS FOR 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte signed Proclamation No. 269 on July 17. It was released for public dissemination on Wednesday, July 19.

The regular holidays are:

January 1, 2018, Monday – New Year's Day
March 29, 2018 – Maundy Thursday 
March 30, 2018 – Good Friday
April 9, 2018, Monday – Araw ng Kagitingan 
May 1, 2018, Tuesday – Labor Day 
June 12, 2018, Tuesday – Independence Day
August 27, 2018, last Monday of August – National Heroes' Day 
November 30, 2018, Friday – Bonifacio Day
December 25, 2018, Tuesday – Christmas Day 
December 30, 2018
, Sunday – Rizal Day

Special (non-working) days:

February 16, 2018, Friday – Chinese New Year 
February 25, 2018, Sunday – EDSA Revolution Anniversary
March 31, 2018 – Black Saturday 
August 21, 2018, Tuesday – Ninoy Aquino Day 
November 1, 2018, Thursday – All Saints' Day 
December 31, 2018, Monday – last day of the year
Additional special (non-working) holidays:
November 2, 2018, Friday 
December 24, 2018, Monday

Proclamations to declare national holidays for Eid'l Fitr and Eid'l Adha follow after approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined.

National Regular Holidays Compensation – Philippines

a. If it is an employee’s regular workday
  • If unworked – 100%
  • If worked – 1st 8 hours – 200%
  • Excess of 8 hours – plus 30% of hourly rate on said day
b. If it is an employee rest day
  • If unworked – 100%
  • If worked – 1st 8 hours – plus 30% of 200%
  • Excess of 8 hours – plus 30% of hourly rate on said day
Special Days – Philippines

For declared special days such as Special Non-working Day, Special Public Holiday, Special National Holiday, in addition to the two nationwide special days (November 1, All Saints Day and December 31, Last Day of the Year), the following rules shall apply:

a.  If unworked
  • No pay, unless there is a favorable company policy, practice, or collective bargaining agreement (CBA) granting payment of wages on special days even if unworked.
b. If worked
  • 1st 8 hours – plus 30% of the daily rate of 100%
  • excess of 8 hours – plus 30% of hourly rate on said day
c. Falling on the employee’s rest day and if worked
  • 1st 8 hours – plus 50% of the daily rate of 100%
  • excess of 8 hours – plus 30% of hourly rate on said day

Special Working Holidays – Philippines


For work performed, an employee in the Philippines is entitled only to his basic rate. No premium pay is required since work performed on said days is considered work on ordinary working days.

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