Taking into consideration of the available local funds and the need to continue the implementation of infrastructure projects for the benefit of the citizenry, Mayor Felipe Antonio B. Remollo approved the grant of P 15, 000 incentive for each of the 960 regular and casual employees and a rice subsidy of 25 kilos for each of the 1, 518 Job Order workers of the City Government of Dumaguete as provided in Administrative Orders No. 1 and No. 2 of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. issued on December 16, 2022.
The City Council also passed the appropriation ordinances authorizing the release of additional benefits for all local government employees in the amount of P 15.4 million for the Service Recognition Incentive and P 4 million for the one-time rice subsidy.
It is noted that Section 2 (d) of AO No. 1 underscores that those who have rendered less than a total or an aggregate of 4 months of satisfactory services as of November 30, 2022 shall be entitled to a pro-rated share of the SRI based on the length of service as follows: 3 months but less than 4 months, 40%; 2 months but less than 3 months, 30%; 1 month but less than 2 months, 20% and less than 1 month at 10%.