Calamity Leave Law to Provide 5-Day Leave With Pay




AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A FIVE (5)-DAY SPECIAL EMERGENCY LEAVE FOR ALL WORKERS IN THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY NATURAL CALAMITIES OR DISASTERS 

All rights and benefits granted to employees under this Act apply to all officials, workers, and employees, whether in the public or private sector. This Act shall not apply to government workers or employees who render services during or on occasion of natural calamities or disasters.

Every employee who has rendered at least six (6) months of service shall be entitled to five (s)-day special emergency leave each year, with pay, in times of natural calamities or disasters, based on any of the grounds specified in Section 6 of 2 this Act.

This provision shall not apply to those already enjoying the benefit herein provided regardless of nomenclature, those enjoying similar emergency leave of at least five days in times of natural calamities or disasters or personal emergencies and those employed in establishments regularly employing less than ten (10) employees or in establishments exempted from granting this benefit by the Secretary of Labor and Employment after considering the viability of such establishment.

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