Philippine holidays for 2015

The much-anticipated list of official holidays was released by Malacañang.

Filipinos can now plan their vacations months earlier, especially with eight long weekends expected next year.

New Year’s Day January 1 Thursday
Maundy Thursday April 2 Thursday
Good Friday April 3 Friday
Araw ng Kagitingan April 9 Thursday
Labor Day May 1 Friday
Independence Day June 12 Friday
National Heroes Day August 31 Monday
Bonifacio Day November 30 Monday
Christmas Day December 25 Friday
Rizal Day December 30 Wednesday
Chinese New Year February 19 Thursday
Black Saturday April 4 Saturday
Ninoy Aquino Day August 21 Friday
All Saints’ Day November 1 Sunday
Additional special non-working day January 2 Friday
Additional special non-working day December 24 Thursday
Last Day of the Year December 31 Thursday
SPECIAL HOLIDAY (for all schools)
EDSA Revolution Anniversary February 25 Wednesday

Regular holidays mean an employee will be paid in full even if the person does not report for work and will be paid double if he or she does.

For special holidays, the employee will not be paid if he or she doesn’t work but will be entitled to 130 percent of the usual pay if the person does.

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