Private sector workers can look forward to a merry holiday season despite the Covid-19 pandemic as they would get their 13th month pay before Christmas, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said yesterday
In a Laging Handa briefing, Bello said the DOLE will implement Presidential Decree 851 which provides for the grant of the mandatory benefit.
Ceneco extends grace
period for Sept. bill
BY MARCHEL P. ESPINA
The Central Negros Electric Cooperative has extended the grace period for consumers from Bacolod City to pay their September electricity bills.
“Payments can still be extended up to three months if the bill remains unpaid,” Ceneco said in its advisory yesterday.
It reiterated that the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act provides for a 30-day grace period to settle electricity bills in areas under modified enhanced community quarantine (MECQ). Bacolod was placed on MECQ from September 8 to 30.