AC gov’t releases ₱48.8 M for year-end bonus of 1,232 employees

ANGELES CITY — It is an early merry Christmas at the Angeles City Hall, as a total of ₱48,819,560 million were released today, November 15, 2023 for the year-end bonus and cash gift of 1,232 employees here.
Of the mentioned amount, ₱41,349,560 million was allotted for the year-end bonus, equivalent to the 1 month basic salary of employees; and ₱7,470,000 for the cash gift of ₱5,000 each for employees. 
Comprising the 1,232 employees are 889 permanent; 328 casual; and 15 contractual. 
“The city recognizes the relentless effort and hard work of the employees in the service for all Angeleños,” Lazatin said.
Apart from these released bonus, there is also an additional P18,000 bonus for the 1,232 employees set to be released in December 2023, via scheduled dates.
On the other hand, 3,450 Contract of Service (COS) employees who are qualified for the P3,000 year-end gratuity will receive theirs on December 6, 2023.
Flordeliza Santos, president of the Association of Government Employees for a New Dynamic Angeles City (AGENDA), said the administration of Mayor Lazatin continues to look out for the welfare of the employees. 
“On behalf of the employees of the Angeles City Hall, we would like to thank Mayor Pogi Lazatin for always ensuring the timely release of the Year-End Bonus. Isa po talaga ito sa mga inaabangan ng mga empleyado sapagkat malaking tulong po ito lalo na sa nalalapit na Pasko at Bagong Taon,” Santos said.
“Ramdam po namin ang malasakit at pagmamahal ni Mayor Pogi hindi lamang po sa siyudad kung di pati na rin sa mga empleyado. He always makes it a point that we, the employees, are well taken cared for and with that, we are even more motivated to work hard towards his vision of a better Angeles City,” Santos added.