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    DOLE pay rules for May 3, 2022 Eid'l Fitr holiday

    MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reminds employers of the pay rules for Eid'l Fitr observance, May 3, 2022, which is a regular holiday.

    DOLE pay rules for May 3, 2022 Eid'l Fitr holiday

    “We remind our employers to comply with applicable pay rules for the May 3 regular holiday, which marks Eid’l-Fitr or the end of the month of Ramadan,” DOLE Secretary Silvestre Bello III said in a statement.

    “As we join our Muslim brothers and sisters in observing this important Islamic celebration, let us also take this opportunity to be one with their celebration by adhering to the general labor standards, particularly with the proper payment of wages,” Bello added.

    READ: Palace declares May 3, 2022 as regular holiday for Eid'l Fitr

    DOLE said workers who would work today are entitled to a double pay.

    Based on existing implementing guidelines, the pay rules to be observed during the regular holiday on May 3, 2022 are as follows:

    Employees who did not work on regular holidays shall be paid 100 percent of their salary ([Basic wage + COLA] x 100 percent)], while those who worked shall be paid 200 percent of their regular salary for the first eight hours ([Basic wage + COLA] x 200 percent).

    Further, if the employees worked overtime (work done in excess of eight hours), they shall be paid an additional 30 percent of their hourly rate (hourly rate of the basic wage x 200 percent x 130 percent x number of hours worked).

    Moreover, those who worked on a regular holiday that also fell on their rest day shall be paid an additional 30 percent of their basic wage of 200 percent [(Basic wage + COLA) x 200 percent] + [30 percent (Basic wage x 200 percent)].

    Workers who rendered overtime work on a regular holiday that also fell on their rest day shall be paid an additional 30 percent of their hourly rate on said day (hourly rate of the basic wage x 200 percent x 130 percent x 130 percent x number of hours worked).

    — The Summit Express

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