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Working during a holiday

Working during a holiday

Holiday Pay

Work rendered on holidays are entitled to a special premium. The calculation of this premium will depend also on the type of holiday, which are namely:

  • Regular Holidays such as New Year’s Day, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Araw ng Kagitingan, Labor Day, Independence Day, National Heroes Day, Bonifacio Day, Christmas Day and Rizal Day.
  • Special Holidays such as Chinese New Year, EDSA Revolution, Black Saturday, Ninoy Aquino Day and All Saints Day.

Regular Holidays

  • Employee did not work on the regular holiday
    • Employee worked the previous working day:  Employee is entitled to his/her daily wage
    • Employee was absent the previous working day: Employee is not entitled to his/her daily wage
  • Employee worked for 8 hours or less during the regular holiday
    • Employee will be paid his equivalent (hourly wage + COLA) x # of hours worked x 200%
  • Employee worked for more than 8 hours during the regular holiday
    • For the excess hours,  multiply the hourly wage x # of excess hours x 130% x 200%.

Regular Holidays that are also Restdays

  • Employee worked for 8 hours or less during the regular holiday that also falls on a restday
    • Employee will be paid his equivalent (hourly wage + COLA) x # of hours worked x 200% x 130%
  • Employee worked for more than 8 hours during the regular holiday that also falls on a restday
    • For the excess hours,  multiply the hourly wage x # of hours worked x 130% x 200% x 130%.

Special Holidays

  • Employee did not work on the special holiday
    • The no work no pay rule applies unless the company has a favorable policy granting payment on Special Holidays. This may still be subject to the Holiday Pay Eligibility Rule.
  • Employee worked for 8 hours or less during the special holiday
    • Employee will be paid his equivalent (hourly wage x # of hours worked x 130%) + COLA
  • Employee worked for more than 8 hours during the special holiday
    • For the excess hours,  multiply the hourly wage x # of excess hours x 130% x 130%.

Special Holidays that are also Restdays

  • Employee worked for 8 hours or less during the special holiday that also falls on a restday
    • Employee will be paid his equivalent (hourly wage x # of hours worked x 150%) + COLA
  • Employee worked for more than 8 hours during the special holiday that also falls on a restday
    • For the excess hours,  multiply the hourly wate x # of excess hours worked x 150% x 130%.

 

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