There were speculations that this May 2, 2011, Monday is a regular holiday in celebration of the Labor DayDOLE: Labor Day, May 1 2011 Job Fair Schedule Venues and Tips. Read more ... » in the Philippines. Employees are asking if the said date is a Regular Holiday as what the usual thing that happened in the past years during the Arroyo Administration when all holidays were adjusted when they fall on the weekends.
Presidential Spokesman, Edwin Lacierda said that May 2 is a regular working day and the employees shall be paid based on the regular daily salary rate. Labor Day is celebrated on Sunday, May 1.
To answer the demand on the labor force and to give additional employment, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is conducting the yearly Job FairDOLE: Labor Day, May 1 2011 Job Fair Schedule Venues and Tips. Read more ... » that is participated by many companies to give job to all the job seekers. This is the job and livelihood program of the DOLE and the present Government.
If your are planning to spend long weekend this labor day, please cancel it as you will go to regular work on Monday, May 2, 2011 as labor day is celebrated on Sunday, May 1.
Monday, May 2, 2011 is surely NOT Labor Day holiday.