The Iloilo City Government will start releasing the mid-year bonus of its employees on May 15.
Mayor Jose Espinosa III issued on May 7 Memorandum Circular CMO No. 069 series of 2019 to all heads of departments and offices, division chiefs, and employees of the City Government for the release of mid-year bonus.
The release of bonus is in compliance with Section 5 of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Circular No. 2017-2 or the Rules and Regulations on the grant of mid-year bonus for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 and years thereafter, and DBM Circular Letter No. 2019-7 dated March 26 or the release of fund for the second quarter of FY 2019.
“The mid-year bonus will be of big help to our employees. They can use it to buy their families’ daily needs, allowances, tuition fees, and school-related fees of their children,” Espinosa said.
Human Resource Management Office (HRMO) head Leo Elevencione said those who can avail of the mid-year bonus are all regular employees, those regular employees hired on or before Jan. 15, 2019, and those contractual employees who were hired through the issuance of appointment. (Merinane Grace Ereñeta/Iloilo City PIO)