Malacañan clarifies that work suspension applies only to offices under the Executive branch

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Proclamation Number 319

MANILA, Philippines —  Malacañang has formally declared September 21 as a National Day of Protests through Proclamation Number 319.

Also, it issued Proclamation Number 26 that suspends the classes in public schools and state universities and colleges.

It also suspended work in government offices from local to national level.

But the palace clarified that the work suspension for government offices is only for employees under the Executive branch.

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court also announced suspension of work in all courts across the country.

The Consular Offices of the Department of Foreign Affairs will remain open to accommodate those with transactions.

Government workers required to work Thursday will receive a compensatory time-off based on the regulation of the Civil Service Commission.

Meanwhile, Malacañang leaves to the private sector management the cancellation of classes in private schools and work in private companies.

The Bankers Association of the Philippines announces that their member banks will have full operations Thursday. – UNTV News and Rescue

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