Suspension of Work in Government Offices: September 19, 2014

Work in government offices in selected areas affected by flooding due to heavy rainfall has been suspended on Friday, September 19, 2014.

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Work in government offices has been suspended by executive secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. for September 19, 2014, except for those agencies whose work involves the delivery of basic and health services, disaster response and other vital public services.

The following areas are covered by the suspension of work in government offices, according to deputy presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte:
  1. Metro Manila
  2. Zambales
  3. Bataan
  4. Pampanga
  5. Tarlac
  6. Nueva Ecija
  7. Bulacan
  8. Rizal
  9. Cavite
  10. Batangas
  11. Laguna
  12. Quezon, including Polillo Island,
  13. Mindoro Provinces
  14. Camarines Norte
  15. Marinduque
  16. Pangasinan
For the private sector, the discretion to suspend work lies with the individual companies and employers.

MalacaƱang urges employers to consider the circumstances of their employees brought about by the effects of Tropical Storm Mario.