EdPam orders release of mid-year bonus

Angeles City Mayor Edgardo Pamintuan has ordered City Treasurer Juliet Quinsaat to release the mid-year bonus of around 1,400 city hall personnel.

“The mid-year bonuses of plantilla employees of the City Government of Angeles are already incorporated in the annual executive budget. This is equivalent to one month of their basic salaries,” Pamintuan said.

Under the guidelines released by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), employees entitled for a mid-year bonus include those who have rendered at least a total of four months of service from July 1, 2017 to May 15, 2018; personnel that remains to be in the government service as of May 15, 2018; and personnel that have obtained at least a satisfactory performance rating in the applicable performance appraisal period.

However, those hired without employee-employer relationships and funded from non-Personnel Services appropriations/budgets are not entitled to the bonus. These include consultants and experts hired for a limited period to perform specific activities or services with expected outputs; laborers hired through job contracts (pakyaw) and those paid on piecework basis; student workers and apprentices; and, individuals and groups of people whose services are engaged through job orders and contracts of service.

In compliance with Pamintuan’s directive, City Treasurer Quinsaat said the mid-year bonuses of all qualified employees will be released by Thursday or Friday this week.