Better late than never! Please take care of yourselves. There's flood everywhere!
In a Memorandum Circular No. 33 signed by Executive Secretary Paquito N. Ochoa Jr. Malacanang announced the suspension of classes and work in government offices in Metro Manila and nine provinces today, Tuesday, due to non-stop rains brought about by the southwest monsoon locally known as Habagat.
Work in government offices and classes in college level are suspended today, 07August 2012 in the following locations:
NCR (National Capital Region)
province of Zambales
The same directive, however, said that agencies whose functions involve the delivery of basic and health services, preparedness/response to disasters and calamities, and/or the performance of vital public services shall continue with their operations and render the necessary services.
House also suspends session. PSE suspends trading. Work in courts are also suspended. MMDA lifted number coding except in Makati.
As of 7:20 AM
Twitter Updates: DOLE Sec. Rosalina Baldoz: Work in PRIVATE offices in NCR are suspended. As of 7:40 AM
DOLE Sec. Baldoz CONFIRMS on LIVE interview on UKG that she has NO AUTHORITY to SUSPEND WORK in private offices and companies. Private companies still has the DISCRETION / DECISION on suspension.
UKG has announcement billboard for work suspension in private companies (but to be verified by employees on their own through a number given). For your own safety, just miss work today whether there’s suspension or not.
As of 10 AM
Malacanang has announced suspension of work in private companies in NCR. #NoWorkToday #Suspended