EDSA Revolution 26th Anniversary | February 25, 2012 – Philippine Holiday

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The February 25 holiday pertains to the 2012 EDSA Revolution 26TH  Anniversary which Malacañang affirmed as a Special Holiday for all Schools as outlined in Proclamation No. 295. Unless amended, the following are the pay rules applicable to the February 25 holiday, based on the advisory issued last year by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)

EDSA 26

Special Holiday for all schools

  • For private establishments – February 25 is an ordinary workday. No premium is required to be paid for work on said day.
  • For private schools – Employees in private schools, whether academic or administrative personnel shall be paid in accordance with the rules for pay on special non-working days.

For special non-working days, the following pay rules may apply according to DOLE:

  • If the said days are worked, an employee is entitled to 130 percent of his daily rate for the first eight hours, and to an additional 30 percent of his hourly rate on the said day for work performed in excess of eight hours.
  • If un-worked, he is not entitled to any payment, unless there is a favorable company policy, practice, or collective bargaining agreement (CBA) granting payment for special days even if not worked.

Finally, if the day is worked, and it falls on the employee’s rest day, the employee is entitled for the first eight hours to 150 percent of his regular daily rate, and for work performed in excess of eight hours, plus 30 percent of his or her hourly rate on the said day.

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