Public Holidays

    NATIONWIDE HOLIDAYS

    A. REGULAR HOLIDAYS

    EventDate
    New Year’s DayJanuary 1 (Fri)
    Araw ng KagitinganApril 9 (Fri)
    Maundy ThursdayApril 1
    Good FridayApril 2
    Labor DayMay 1 (Sat)
    Eid’l Fitr (Feast of Ramadhan)May 13 (Thu)
    Independence DayJune 12 (Sat)
    National Heroes DayAugust 30 (Mon)
    Bonifacio DayNovember 30 (Tue)
    Christmas DayDecember 25 (Sat)
    Rizal DayDecember 30 (Thu)

    B. SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) HOLIDAYS

    EventDate
    Chinese New YearFebruary 12 (Fri)
    EDSA People Power RevolutionFebruary 25 (Thu)
    Black SaturdayApril 3
    Ninoy Aquino DayAugust 21 (Sat)
    All Saints’ DayNovember 1 (Mon)
    Feast of the Immaculate Conception of MaryDecember 8 (Wed)

    Source: Proclamation No. 1107, s. 2021

    Working on the Holidays? Know how to compute your wage!

    For Regular Holidays

    Work done during regular holidays shall be paid 200% of an employee’s regular pay for the first eight hours or [(Daily Rate +COLA) x 200%]; while work done in excess of eight hours (overtime), shall be paid an additional 30% of the employee’s hourly rate or [(Hourly Rate of the basic daily wage x 200% x 130% x number of hours worked)].

    Meanwhile, work done during these days that also falls on employee’s rest day shall be paid an additional 30% of his/her daily rate of 200% or [(Daily Rate + COLA) x 200%] + [30% (Daily rate x 200%)]; while for work done in excess of eight hours (overtime), shall be paid an additional 30% of his/her hourly rate, or [(Hourly Rate of the basic daily wage x 200% x 130% x 130% x number of hours worked)].

    For Special Non-Working Days

    The pay rules for special (non-working days) provide that for work done, an employee shall be paid an additional 30% of his daily rate on the first eight hours or [(Daily Rate x 130%) + COLA]; while for work done in excess of eight hours (overtime), he/she shall be paid an additional 30% of his hourly rate or [(Hourly Rate of the basic daily wage x 130% x 130% x number of hours worked)].

    For work done during these days that also fall on employee’s rest day, he/she shall be paid an additional 50% of his/her daily rate on the first eight hours, or [(Daily Rate x 150%) + COLA]; while for work done in excess of eight hours (overtime), he/she shall be paid an additional 30% of his hourly rate, or [(Hourly Rate of the basic daily wage x 150% x 130% x number of hours worked)].

    References and Related Information:

    1. Book 3, Rule IV, Section 1, Omnibus Rules to Implement the Labor Code of the Philippines
    2. Book 3, Rule IV, Section 8, Omnibus Rules to Implement the Labor Code of the Philippines
    3. Official list of holidays for 2021