According to Republic Act No. 11370, September 8, 2019 is a special working holiday.
President Rodrigo Duterte signed the Republic Act No. 11370 also known as “An Act Declaring September 8 of Every Year a Special Working Holiday in the Entire Country to Commemorate the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Copy of RA 11370
Employees will benefit from this since they will be give a 30% increase in salary for that particular day, which is also the same benefits for a special non-working holiday.
For a special working holiday, the schools, offices and other establishments are open.
Republic Act No. 10966 | Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Back in 2017, President Duterte signed RA 10966 into law. This law states is also known as “An Act Declaring December 8 of Every Year a Special Non-Working Holiday in the Entire Country to Commemorate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, the Principal Patroness of the Philippines.”