Angeles City—Christmas came early for the city government employees as they received their year-end bonus on Monday.
A total of 1,316 employees in the city hall – 980 permanent, 321 casual, and 15 contractual- received their year-end bonus, equivalent to one-month basic salary, amounting to a total of P32,542,594.
They also get P5,000 cash gift each amounting to sum of P6,580,000.
“In recognition of their hard work throughout the year, especially during the pandemic, we want our employees to have financial security, and be able to still celebrate the coming holidays,” Lazatin said.
Contract of Service employees will also get a P3,000 cash incentive, amounting to a total of P8,415,000, which they will receive on December 10.
The grant of the year-end bonus is in accordance with Republic Act 66861, as amended by RA 8441, and under the Department of Budget management circular 2016-4.
Association of Government Employees for a New Dynamic Angeles City (AGENDA) President Flordeliza Santos expressed her gratitude to the city government for releasing the cash incentive early.
Meanwhile, in his memorandum no. 1198, series of 2020, issued on October 15, Lazatin ordered that qualified city government officials will also receive an additional bonus of P15,000 on December 22, on top of their year-end bonus and cash incentives.
The additional cash incentive includes the collective negotiation agreement bonus worth P5,000, productivity enhancement incentive P5,000, and the service recognition incentive amounting to also P5,000.