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4-day work week at Capitol

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN

Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson issued a memorandum yesterday adopting a four-day work week and a day of work from home for Capitol employees, effective immediately, as six more provincial government employees tested positive for Covid-19.

“This is to give a breather to our health workers who need a time out from the rigors of their jobs during the pandemic,” Lacson said as he confirmed that more Capitol employees have been infected with the virus.

He discouraged employees from attending mass gatherings, such as weddings, baptisms, funeral services, and other similar activities.

In August last year, the provincial government of Negros Occidental also adopted a four-day work-week arrangement as one measure to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, and to ensure the safety of employees.

Office hours shall be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays, while employees work from home on Fridays, so the Capitol-based offices shall be closed that day.

However, Provincial Health Office employees, hospital workers, and those whose services are required on a daily basis should make arrangements or schedules with their employees so that everybody can enjoy the four-day work week arrangement.

The new work arrangement will take effect immediately until revoked, he added. Valladolid Mayor Enrique Miravalles also ordered a similar work arrangement in the town due to the rapid surge of Covid positive cases in Negros Occidental.*

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