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What You Need to Know About 13th Month Pay

When the last quarter or ‘-ber’ months of the year roll in, thoughts of 13th month pay enter the minds of both employers and employees.  This mandatory payment under a specific law (PD851) generally covers all rank and file employees who have worked for at least one (1) month during the calendar year.  (A calendar year is the period starting from January to December).

Who are not covered

Generally, all employers must pay their rank and file employees 13th month pay (under PD 851), except the following:

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