Long Weekends for 2015 to enjoy for the rest of the year!


What can be more exciting and thrilling than having more Long Weekends for 2015 to enjoy !

Long Weekends for 2015 APEC SummitRecently, Malacañang under Proclamation No. 1072, s. 2015 has announced dates for APEC Summit holidays.

Now here are other Long Weekends for 2015 that most us of do really anticipate.

July 2015

July 17 (Friday) – end of Eid’l Fitr

August 2015

August 21 (Friday) – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day)

August 31 (Monday) – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday)

November 2015

November 18 (Wednesday) – APEC Summit

November 19 (Thursday) – APEC Summit

November 30 (Monday)– Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday)

December 2015

December 24 (Thursday)  – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day)

December 25 (Friday) – Christmas Day (Regular holiday)

December 30  (Wednesday) – Rizal Day (Regular holiday)

December 31 (Thursday) – Last day of the year / New year’s Eve (Special non-working day)

Sure not all holidays will result to long weekends for 2015. There are those not-so-happy instances wherein a Friday was sandwiched in between the holidays and the weekend.

But don’t stress yourself! Planning ahead by managing VL’s may or can still turn on that vacation mode.

However, there are those who opt to still work on these holidays and earn a little extra for the rainy days. For the benefit of those working on these holidays, here is a Holiday Pay Guideline.

Long Weekends for 2015

Holiday Pay Guideline

 

*1. If the employee did not work, he or she shall be paid 100 percent of his or her salary for that day [(Daily Rate + Cost of Living Allowance) x 100%];
2. For work done during the regular holiday, the employee shall be paid 200 percent of his or her regular salary for that day for the first eight hours [(Daily Rate + Cost of Living Allowance) x 200%];
3. For work done in excess of eight hours (overtime work), he or she shall be paid an additional 30 percent of his or her hourly rate on said day  [(Hourly rate of the basic daily wage x 200% x 130% x number of hours worked];
4. For work done during a regular holiday that also falls on his or her rest day, he or she shall be paid an additional 30 percent of his her daily rate of 200 percent [(Daily Rate + Cost of Living Allowance) x 200%] + [30% (Daily Rate x 200%)]; and
5. For work done in excess of eight hours (overtime work) during a holiday that also falls on his or her rest day, he or she shall be paid an additional 30 percent of his or her hourly rate on said day (Hourly rate of the basic daily wage x 200% x 130% x 130% x number of hours worked).

Source: Official Gazette website

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