The Department of Budget and Management has released a statement clarifying that local government unit employees will also be receiving mid-year bonuses. All mid-year bonuses will be released no earlier than May 15, 2016.
Statement of the Department of Budget and Management
on the release of mid-year bonus of LGU employees
[Released on May 4, 2016]
“The Department of Budget and Management wishes to clarify that the mid-year bonus authorized under Executive Order no. 201, s. 2016 authorized by the President shall also be given to LGU personnel pursuant to Budget Circular 2016-3. As stated in the circular, the release of the mid-year bonus to all government employees shall not be earlier than May 15, 2016.
“In line with Executive Order 201, s. 2016, (Modifying the Salary Schedule for Civilian Government Personnel and Authorizing the Grant of Additional Benefits for both Civilian and Military and Uniformed Personnel), the sanggunian is authorized to release the mid-year bonus on the said date.
“The Department encourages the timely release of funds so that all government employees, national and local, can benefit from the bonus to which they are entitled.”