DO 87, s. 1988 – Maternity Leave of Teachers on the Teachers’ Leave Basis Who Give Birth during the Vacation Period
September 19, 1988
DO 87, s. 1988
Maternity Leave of Teachers on the Teachers’ Leave Basis Who Give Birth during the Vacation Period
Bureau Directors/Cultural Agency Directors
Chiefs of Services and Heads of Units/Centers
Presidents, State Colleges and Universities
Vocational School Superintendents/Administrators
- Inclosed is a copy of the letter of this Office to the Chairman, Civil Service Commission, dated May 17, 1988 requesting information on the manner of granting maternity leave to teaches who give birth during the Christmas or long vacation period, in view of an opinion of the Chairman, Civil Service Commission in a letter dated July 30, 1987, copy inclosed therewith, on the case of a public school teacher. Also inclosed is a copy of the letter of the Chairman, Civil Service Commission, dated August 25, 1988 to the Chairman, Commission on Audit, which states that “a married school teacher can simultaneously enjoy the full money benefits of both the maternity leave and teachers long vacation benefits.”
- Conformably thereto, a teacher who gives birth during the Christmas or long vacation period should be granted 60 days maternity leave with full pay or half pay, as the case may be, effective on the date she delivers her child, as well as the proportional vacation pay earned during the school year. However, the teacher should not be allowed to return to duty from maternity leave until after the expiration of the 60-day maternity leave granted her. Attention is invited to the last sentence of the aforecited letter of the Civil Service Commission dated August 25, 1988 that the manner of implementation shall be applied prospectively or after July 30, 1987, and not earlier thereto.
- All rules and regulations inconsistent with this Order are deemed superseded.
- This Order should be given wide dissemination for the information and guidance of all concerned.
(SGD.) CLEDUALDO B. PEREZ, JR.
Incls.: As stated
BPS Circular: No. 29, s. 1960
BPS General Letter: (No. 182, dated November 25, 1960)
Allotment: 1-2-3–(M.O. 1-87)
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