December 26, 2018 Government Work Suspension

[Update as of Dec. 21, 7PM] It’s official! Gov’t work is suspended on BOTH December 26 and January 2. Please see the separate Memorandum Circulars below.

MC #54:
MC #55:

Dec 26 Jan 2

Some government offices have announced work suspension on December 26, 2018. This is part of giving the employees full opportunity to celebrate such holiday with their families and loved ones.

All CSC Field and Regional Offices

CSC Government Work Suspension

Source: Philippine Civil Service Commission

Please be informed that CSC Central, Regional, and Field Offices will also be closed on December 26, 2018 and January 2, 2019. Exam applications are ongoing nationwide, Mondays to Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except on dates previously announced as non-working holidays), until January 16, 2019 on a first come, first served basis. Please coordinate early with your CSC Regional and Field Offices.

Read Also: Philippine Holidays 2019 | Regular Holiday and Special Non-Working Days

All Manila Government Offices

Manila Government Work Suspension

Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada declared that work in government offices in City of Manila is suspended on December 26. through the Executive Order No. 45. However there will be offices in Health and Disaster departments.

All Courts Nationwide

Supreme Courts Work Suspension

To allow the officials and personnel of the judiciary full opportunity to celebrate the holidays with their families, the Supreme Court has authorized the suspension of work in all courts nationwide on Dec. 26, 2018 (Wednesday) and Jan. 2, 2019 (Wednesday).

Details of Government Work Suspension on January 2

The Office of the President issued the Memorandum Circular No. 54 (s.2018) regarding the suspension of work in the government offices throughout the country.

Further to Proclamation No. 555 (s.2018) issued by the President declaring 01 January 2019 (New Year’s Day) as a Regular Holiday, and in order to give the employees of the government full opportunity to celebrate such holiday with their families and loved ones, work in the government offices throughout the country, including government-owned-or-controlled corporations, government financial institutions, state universities and colleges, local government units,  and other agencies and instrumentalities, is hereby suspended on 02 January 2019.

Read Also: Palace Suspends Government Work on January 2 | Official Gazette


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