Is April 30 a Holiday instead of May 1 Labor Day?

Is April 30 a Holiday instead of May 1 Labor Day? This is question a lot are asking if the May 1 Labor Day be moved on April 30 as a holiday.

May 1, 2012 is among the declared official regular, non-working holidays under Proclamation No. 295 ““DECLARING THE REGULAR HOLIDAYS, SPECIAL (NON-WORKING) DAYS, AND SPECIAL HOLIDAY (FOR ALL SCHOOLS) FOR THE YEAR 2012“ signed by Pres. Noynoy Aquino.

May 1, 2012 is the celebration of 110th Labor Day and it falls on a Tuesday. In the previous administration we were used to so-called “holiday economics”, where a holiday is moved to either the nearest Monday or Friday, to give long weekend breaks for employees and students.

As of posting time, the Malacanang Palace has not yet released an official statement. So stay tuned for i will be posting here the latest statement as soon it will be released for the latest update on Labor Day Holiday Schedule in the Philippines.

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