President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. has approved the granting of Service Recognition Incentive (SRI) of up to P20,000 for government employees for 2023.
This developed as Marcos signed Administrative Order No. 12, which authorizes the grant of a one-time SRI at a uniform rate not exceeding P20,000 for each of the following personnel in the Executive Branch:
- Civilian personnel in national government agencies, including those in state universities and colleges, and government-owned or -controlled corporations, occupying regular, contractual or casual positions; and
- Military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines under the Department of National Defense, and uniformed personnel of the Philippine National Police, Bureau of Fire Protection, and Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, Bureau of Corrections, the Philippine Coast Guard, and the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.
Section 2 of the said order also indicated that the P20,000 SRI is granted to civilian personnel occupying regular, contractual or casual positions; personnel who are still in government service as of November 30, 2023; and personnel who rendered at least four months of satisfactory service.
A complete list of qualifications to receive the SRI, the exclusions from the grant, and the list of other qualified personnel to receive the one-time incentive may be accessed through the Official Gazette (Administrative Order No. 12, s. 2023).
Meanwhile, Marcos also approved the grant of a one-time gratuity pay of not more than P5,000 each for Contract of Service (CoS) and Job Order (JO) government employees who have rendered at least four months of actual satisfactory performance of service, as stipulated in their respective contracts as of Dec. 15, and whose contracts are still effective as of the same date.
By virtue of Administrative Order No. 13, COS and JOs of the national government agencies, state universities and colleges and government-owned or -controlled corporations and local water districts are qualified to receive the P5,000 gratuity pay.
The complete list of the qualified personnel is available on the Official Gazette (Administrative Order No. 13 s. 2023). — VDV, GMA Integrated News
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