October 25, 1996 – DO 79, s. 1996 – Dissemination of Republic Act No. 8187 (Paternity Leave Act of 1996)
October 25, 1996
DO 79, s. 1996
Dissemination of Republic Act No. 8187 (Paternity Leave Act of 1996)

To: Undersecretaries
Assistant Secretaries
Bureau/Cultural Agency Directors
Regional Directors
Directors of Services/Centers and Heads of Units
Schools Superintendents
Presidents, State Colleges and Universities
Heads of Private Schools, Colleges and Universities
Vocational School Superintendents/Administrators

  1. Inclosed is a copy of. Republic Act No. 8187 entitled “An Act Granting Paternity Leave of Seven (7) Days With Full Pay To All Married Male Employees in the Private and Public Sectors for the First Four (4) Deliveries of the Legitimate Spouse With Whom He is Cohabiting and For Other Purposes”.
  2. In this connection, attention is invited to Joint CSC- DOH Memorandum Circular No. 1, s. 1996 on the same subject matter as inclosed in DECS Order No. 6.5, s. 1996.
  3. Immediate dissemination of and compliance with this Order is desired.

Incl . :
As stated
DECS Orders: Nos. 34 and (65, s, 1996)
Allotment: 1-2-3-4–(M.O. 1-87)

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