Tuesday, January 6, 2009

2009 Philippine Holidays

Got an email from our HR Manager concerning the holidays for this year with notes courtesy of the Admin on what's their take on the said holidays.

January 1 - New Years's Day
January 2
- Additional Public Holiday (PGMA Declaration)
April 6 - Araw ng Kagitingan (RA 9492)

- This will be a working holiday for us (CAI-STA employees) meaning we are required to work with added compensation as required by law
April 9
- Maundy Thursday and another working holiday =(

April 10
- Good Friday

May 4
- Labor Day (RA 9492)

June 15
- Independence Day (RA 9492)

August 24
- Ninoy Aquino Day (RA 9492) but it will be a working holiday for us

August 31
- National Heroes Day (RA 9492)

September 20
- Eid'l Fitr (End of Ramadan)

- Working Holiday for all Christian employees

November 1
- All Saint's Day

- If the Government declares either Friday (10-31) or the Monday nearest to it as per RA 9492 (11-02) as special holiday, said day shall also be a working holiday

November 30
- Bonifacio Day (Probable declaration as per RA 9492 )

- Working Holiday

December 25
- Christmas Day

December 28 - Rizal Day Holiday (Probable declaration as per RA 9492 )
December 31
- New Year's Eve
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