Mid-Year Bonus is Real
Mid-Year Bonus is equivalent to one(1) month basic salary as of May 15 to those who have rendered at least four (4) months of satisfactory service and are still in the same service as of same date, to be given not earlier than May 15 of every year.
Some teachers posted in their social media accounts that they already received the mid-year bonus.
According to Department of Education, mid-year bonus was already distributed to DepEd personnel starting on May 15, 2021(Saturday).
DepEd Undersecretary Annalyn Sevilla said that the budget allocated to the said bonus was around 2.62 billion pesos.
“Per law, we are allowed to process and release our mid-year bonus,” Sevilla said.