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Holiday for Labor Day: how much should I be paid if I work TODAY May 1 and how to calculate it?

Holiday for Labor Day: how much should I be paid if I work TODAY May 1 and how to calculate it?

This Monday may 1 International Labor Day is celebrated in Peru and in most countries of the world, a date decreed as holiday national in our country for workers of the public sector and private, as ordered by the Legislative Decree 713. According to the regulations, This day must be fully paid to the employee without the latter being obliged to provide services. However, what happens if one works during that public holiday? how much of pay corresponds? We tell you here.

Holiday May 1: how much should I be paid if I work on this day?

On this date, there are various scenarios that can occur. Those workers agree with their employers labor today Monday may 1without rest Subsequent substitute, they must perceive a triple daily remuneration that comes from:

  • A payment for the holiday (which is already considered in your remuneration monthly)
  • A payment for the work done during that day
  • An additional payment for working in holiday (surcharge of 100% of the daily remuneration).

As an example, the manager of the Legal Center of the Lima Chamber of Commerce (CCL), Álvaro Gálvez, explained to the Andina agency that if the monthly salary of a worker is S/1,500, therefore what he earns in a day is S/50. If he works on May 1, without rest, he will receive S / 50 soles for the day worked and an additional S / 100 more. That is, at the end of the month you will receive S/1,600.

According to the expert, workers who agree to work this Monday may 1 and decide to take a replacement rest later, They will only receive their normal salary. Those who during that holiday are enjoying vacationThey will not be entitled to additional remuneration either.

Holiday May 1: how much will I be paid if my weekly rest coincides with this day?

In previous communication with The Republiclabor lawyer César Puntriano Rosas explained that, in the Legislative Decree 713, there is an exceptional rule in which, if a worker has his weekly rest day, the holiday May 1, You must receive an additional day’s salary.

“As long as Labor Day coincides with the day of rest mandatory weekly wage, the worker must be paid one day of remuneration for the aforementioned holiday, regardless of the remuneration for the weekly day of rest”, sees article 9 of the aforementioned decree.

The specialist explains that if a person wins, for example, a salary of S/1,500 —which in one day is S/50— and if your break coincides with this holiday, you will earn S/1,550 at the end of the month. This benefit is only exceptional for May 1, because it does not apply to others holidays.

What are the remaining holidays in 2023?

After the Labor Daywhich is this Monday, 11 non-working holidays remain. Next we detail the next dates.

  • May Monday May 1 (International Workers’ Day)
  • June: Wednesday June 7 (Flag Day), Thursday June 29 (San Pedro and San Pablo)
  • July Friday July 28 and Saturday July 29: National Holidays
  • August Sunday August 6 (Battle of Junín), Wednesday August 30 (Santa Rosa de Lima)
  • October Sunday, October 8 (Naval Combat of Angamos)
  • November Wednesday, November 1 (All Saints’ Day)
  • December Friday December 8 (Immaculate Conception), Saturday December 9 (Battle of Ayacucho), Monday December 25 (Christmas).

How to request to switch to teleworking?

Since April 28, the workers andto can ask their employer to take advantage of the modality of telecommuting. Once the request is submitted, the company has 10 days to give it a positive or negative response.

If the application is denied, the employer You must justify your decision, since it is not enough to just tell your worker “it is not applicable”. For example, one of the reasons that he could support “is that the job position is not considered for said modality”.

Since April 28, the teleworking law began to apply.  Photo: diffusion.

Since April 28, the teleworking law began to apply. Photo: diffusion.

Source: Larepublica

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