PUBLISHED ON: April 2, 2021
LAST UPDATED ON: May 1, 2021
Labor Day is a Regular Holiday on 1 May 2021 (Saturday) in the Philippines. 1 May is also International Worker's Day.
Labor Day, which the term may already imply, is to commemorate workers in the country. The term Labor Day can be translated to Filipino as "Araw ng Manggagawa".
Employees who work perform work on Labor Day are entitled to additional pay.
When is Labor Day celebrated in the Philippines?
The celebration of Labor Day is a fixed day and annually celebrated on 1 May.
Regular Holiday Pay Computation for Labor Day
How to compute Regular Holiday Pay for Labor Day?
The computation of the Regular Holiday pay is dependent upon several factors. Read more about what you should receive by clicking on this link.
Legal Basis for the declaration of Labor Day as a Regular Holiday
What Law was passed for Labor Day to be celebrated as a Regular Holiday?
Labor Day has been celebrated in the Philippines since the American colonial period and first declared as a Legal Holiday. The 1987 Administrative Code codified Labor Day as a Regular Holiday. Republic Act (RA) No. 10966 which compiled a list of nationwide Holidays has included Labor Day.
The Holiday is celebrated on a fixed date which is 1 May of every year. Other countries also celebrate Labor Day on the said date.
What are other Holidays celebrated in the Philippines?
Click on the following link to read more about other Holidays and Special Non-Working days in the Philippines.
Proclamations that include Araw ng Kagitingan as a Regular Holiday
|2021||Proclamation No. 986, s. 2020||1 May (Saturday)||-|
|2020||Proclamation No. 845, s. 2019||1 May (Friday)||-|
|2019||Proclamation no. 555, s. 2018||1 May (Wednesday)||-|
|2018||Proclamation no. 269, s. 2017||1 May (Tuesday)||-|
|2017||Proclamation No. 50, s. 2016||1 May (Monday)||-|
|2016||Proclamation No. 1105, s. 2015||1 May (Sunday)||-|
|2015||Proclamation No. 831, s. 2014||1 May (Friday)||-|
|2014||Proclamation No. 655, s. 2013||1 May (Thursday)||-|
|2013||Proclamation No. 459, s. 2012||1 May (Wednesday)||-|
|2012||Proclamation No. 295, s. 2011||1 May (Tuesday)||-|
|2011||Proclamation No. 84, s. 2010||1 May (Sunday)||-|
|2010||Proclamation No. 1841, s. 2009||1 May (Saturday)||-|
Labor Advisory for May 1 Labor Day
|Year||Date Issued||Labor Advisory|
|2021||30 April 2021||Labor Advisory No. 7, series of 2021|
Vyron earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree from De La Salle University – Manila and placed 9th in the 1st Psychometrician Board Exam held on 2014. A Human Resource Practitioner and an aspiring Attorney. He writes and answers questions regarding Human Resource Management for fun.
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