Gov’t unions urge Marcos to raise minimum wage to P33,000

MANILA, Philippines – Several government unions sought to increase the national minimum wage of workers in the government. These labor unions proposed a P33,000 minimum wage for government personnel, due to the continuing increase in prices of goods and commodities. Santiago Dasmariñas Jr., national president of Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees […]

LIST: Regular, special non-working holidays in the Philippines 2023

MANILA, Philippines – Plan your vacations ahead! The Malacañang Palace on Tuesday, August 23 released the official list of regular holidays and special non-working days for 2023. President Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr. through Executive Secretary Vic Rodriguez signed Proclamation No. 42, to declare 10 regular, 7 special non-working holidays. Under the proclamation, All Souls’ Day (November 2) […]

LIST: Philippine Holidays, Long Weekends in 2022

MANILA, Philippines – Plan your vacations ahead! Malacañang Palace released on Friday, October 29, the official list of regular holidays, special non-working days and special working days for 2022. President Rodrigo Duterte through Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed Proclamation No. 1236, to declare 10 regular, 6 special non-working and 3 special working holidays. Under the […]