JO & COS Government Workers to Receive Salaries Despite ECQ

If you are Job Order and Contract of Service (COS) workers in the government, you need to read this announcement from the Department of Budget and Management (DBM).

Read Also: [Guidelines] DOLE Financial Assistance Program for Affected Workers

DBM Official Announcement

COS JO DBM

On 19 March 2020, the Commission on Audit and the Department of Budget and Management issued Joint Circular (JC) No. 1, s. 2020, entitled “Interim Guidelines Governing Contract of Service (COS) and Job Order (JO) Workers in the Government for the Duration of the State of Calamity and Community Quarantine Due to the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19)”.

Among others, JC No. 1, s. 2020 provides that COS and JO workers who will be required to work from home shall be paid their corresponding salaries/wages during the community quarantine period. Further, COS and JO workers who will not be required to report for work due to work suspension and those who are not part of the agency skeletal workforce shall be paid their corresponding salaries/wages during the community quarantine period as exception to the “no work, no pay” principle but only for the duration of the community quarantine period due to the COVID-19.

Appropriate additional benefits may also be granted to COS and JO workers who will be part of the agency skeletal workforce and will be able to physically report for work during the quarantine period, as may be authorized by the Office of the President.

Read Also: Guidelines for Gratuity Pay Bonus | Up to 3k for JO and COS Gov’t Workers

PDF Copy of COA-DBM Joint Circular No. 1 s. 2020

Download PDF

BE UPDATED!

Sign up and be the first one to get notified on new updates from GovernmentPH.com about job opportunities, free seminars and trainings, scholarship, and government memorandum circulars.

Loading...

3 Comments

  1. Maam /Sir how about po those working in NIA who are working as job order and working outside but can’t work now are they also including to those who will receive salary without working now that it is lockdown?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


*