Department of Labor and Employment clarified that November 1 (All Saints’ Day) and 2 (All Souls’ Day) are “no work, no pay,” as the President declared these as non-working days.
DOLE also provided a computation of workers’ wages if they would work on such days, according to Unang Balita.
According to DOLE, those working in the private sector would have an additional 30 percent in their salary during the first eight hours of work.
And if an employee would overtime, there is an extra 30 percent on his or her hourly rate.
The salaries will be higher if the employee’s rest day would fall on November 1 and 2.
All Saints, All Souls’ Day: people sleeping in Manila South Cemetery brought to precint
Undas 2019: Police brought several people sleeping in tombs and selling in the Manila South Cemetery to the precinct last Friday.
According to police, it was part of their anti-criminality operation at the said cemetery in preparation for the upcoming Undas or All Saints Day.
Police brought up to 38 people to Sta. Ana Police to retrieve their personal information. According to the station commander, they only want to verify if anyone inside the cemetery has a criminal record.
The ones they brought were those who slept in the tombs and vendors living inside the cemetery. The police said they wanted to make sure that there would be no disturbance in the upcoming Undas.
The police also took three minors who will be turned over to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).