The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Wednesday reminded employers that workers who report for work on April 6 (Maundy Thursday), April 7 (Good Friday), and April 10 (Araw ng Kagitingan) should be paid double.

In Labor Advisory 7, the DOLE said employees who worked during the declared regular holiday should be paid 200 percent of their regular salary for the first eight hours (Basic wage x 200 percent).

Those who will work overtime will be entitled to an additional 30 percent of their hourly rate (hourly rate of the basic wage x 200 percent x 130 percent x number of hours worked).

Employees who will not work shall be paid 100 percent of their salary ([Basic wage + cost of living allowance] x 100 percent)].

Meanwhile, the “no work, no pay” policy will apply on April 8 (Black Saturday), a special non-working day.

Holy Week started on Palm Sunday, April 2, and will come to a close on Easter Sunday, April 9. John Ezekiel J. Hirro