1 week DoLE: 13th month pay won’t be deferred MB
The Department of Labor and Employment said Thursday it will not allow the postponement, deferment, or exemption of the payment of the 13th month pay. (JANSEN ROMERO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) “We will not postpone, we will not defer, and we will not give an exemption to the payment of the 13th month pay,” Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III said during the “Laging Handa” press briefing.“The law says pay the workers the 13th month pay on or before Dec. 24 The DoLE will implement that,” he added.The Labor chief said this will be the content ... more