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
When a day is declared a special working holiday, it means that offices are open and schools have classes. It also means that there is no additional pay for workers who will report to work.
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.”