November 30th is Bonifacio Day in the Philippines!

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Bonifacio Day is a national public holiday in the Philippines that celebrates the birthday of one of the Philippines’ greatest heroes, Andrés Bonifacio.

Andrés Bonifacio is known for being the leader of the Revolution against Spanish Colonisation in 1892.

PayrollHero helps make sure employees that must work on public holidays are compensated correctly under DOLE standards. Check out to learn more.

National Heroes Day!


National Heroes Day is a Regular Holiday which always falls on the fourth Monday in August commemorates a day for all the special individuals regarded as National Heroes in the Philippines in many different categories of achievement.

Ninoy Aquino Day is Coming Up


On August 21st every year, the Philippines celebrates the national non-work day called Ninoy Aquino Day to commemorate the assassination of former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino, Jr.  He as well as his wife Corazon Aquino who later became President of the Philippines are considered some of the highest heroes to the Democracy reform throughout the country.

Happy Canada Day!

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With a few of our team members being from Canada, we wanted to wish everyone a happy Canada Day which is a federal statutory holiday!

The holiday which falls on July 1st celebrates the day 3 British colonies became unified in 1867 under a single country called Canada!

Interesting fact; Canada Day was originally named Dominion Day until it was renamed in 1982.

Independence Day is Coming Up!


The regular holiday celebrates Philippines independence from Spanish rule on June 12th,1898 which marks an important point in history. We hope you have a great holiday! Check your PayrollHero calendars to ensure your employees are compensated appropriately.

Happy Labor Day!


Labor day is a regular holiday meant to celebrate workers everywhere! Little known fact the first Labor day celebration was in 1903 in front of  Malacañan Palace held by the Democratic Laborer’s Union which pushed for Workers’ Economic Rights!

Araw ng Kagitingan!


The Philippine name for “Day of Valor”, Araw ng Kagitingan commemorates the fall of the Bataan in World War 2. Often referred to as Bataan Day, the Regular Holiday falls on April 9th this year. Make sure your accommodating the 9th as a holiday in your PayrollHero account for your employees who still work on the day!

Happy EDSA Day!


EDSA which stands for “Epifanio Delos Santos Avenue” is a Special Holiday only for schools to remember the public civil resistance demonstrations in Manila during 1983 to 1986.  Thousands of people spoke out on the injustice of regime violence and electoral fraud for months on end. It is also commonly referred to as the People Power Revolution or the Yellow Revolution because of the many yellow ribbons that were seen during the demonstrations that followed Benigno Aquino Jr.’s assassination.