DepEd Statement on the Appeal to Provide Leave Benefits for Teachers During the School Year

Leave Benefits for Teachers

Statement on the appeal to provide leave benefits for teachers during the school year The Department of Education (DepEd) maintains that teachers are entitled to vacation service credits, which serve as their sick and vacation leaves. As defined in Section 9 of the Civil Service Commission’s (CSC) Memorandum Circular (MC) 41, s.1998, vacation service credits are leave credits earned for services rendered on activities during summer or Christmas vacation, as authorized by proper authority, or services done beyond the regular functions or beyond regular work hours/days where payment of honorarium…