Government employees will receive P10,000 as cash
gift for this year, Department of Budget and Management Secretary
Rolando Andaya announced Thursday.
in his speech before the Philippine Government Employees Association
National Assembly, said of the P10,000 cash gift, P7,000 will be
shouldered by the national government while the remaining P3,000 will
come from agency savings.
have been told that practically, all national government agencies have
a reservoir of savings it can dip into so the P10,000 is more or less
assured,” Andaya said.
The budget secretary said temporary employees, including contractuals and casual employees, will also enjoy the bonus.
however, did not mention the exact date of the release of the bonus but
noted that an executive order will soon be signed by President Gloria
The government will spend P11 billion for the cash gift, he said. (PNA)