Lapu gov’t employees won’t get Christmas bonus this year


Employees of Lapu-Lapu City government will not be receiving their Christmas bonus this year.

Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan made the announcement Thursday.

Chan, however, said that if President Rodrigo Duterte will order local government units to give Christmas bonuses to their employees, then there’s nothing he can do but to comply. (

The mayor also asked city hall employees to understand his decision which was spurred by the health crisis brought by the coronavirus disease.

He, however, assured that city government employees are assured of getting their 13th-month pay. They will also receive 5 kilograms of rice and ham.