Labor Day Holiday in the Philippines 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

2021Proclamation No. 986, s. 20201 May (Saturday)-
2020Proclamation No. 845, s. 20191 May (Friday)-
2019Proclamation no. 555, s. 20181 May (Wednesday)-
2018Proclamation no. 269, s. 20171 May (Tuesday)-
2017Proclamation No. 50, s. 20161 May (Monday)-
2016Proclamation No. 1105, s. 20151 May (Sunday)-
2015Proclamation No. 831, s. 20141 May (Friday)-
2014Proclamation No. 655, s. 20131 May (Thursday)-
2013Proclamation No. 459, s. 20121 May (Wednesday)-
2012Proclamation No. 295, s. 20111 May (Tuesday)-
2011Proclamation No. 84, s. 20101 May (Sunday)-
2010Proclamation No. 1841, s. 20091 May (Saturday)-

Labor Advisory for May 1 Labor Day

YearDate IssuedLabor Advisory
202130 April 2021Labor Advisory No. 7, series of 2021

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