Give 30% additional pay for workers on Charter Day

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EMPLOYEES who will be working during the 453rd Charter Anniversary of Cebu Province on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2022, will receive an additional 30 percent of their daily wage.

Aug. 6 of every year is a special non-working holiday in Cebu to celebrate the founding anniversary of the province.

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB 7) reminded employers in Cebu to follow what is required by law and pay the exact amount to their workers who will be reporting to work on the said date.

But for those employees who do not work on Saturday, the “no work, no pay” policy will apply.

Under Republic Act 8952 approved by former President Joseph Estrada in 2000, Aug. 6 of every year is a special non-working holiday in the Province of Cebu.

The proclamation includes the highly urbanized cities of Cebu and Mandaue; the component cities of Lapu-Lapu, Danao, and Toledo; and the then municipalities of Naga, Carcar and Bogo, all of which were not yet converted into a city at that time. Lapu-Lapu became a highly urbanized city in 2007. (TPT)

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