However, these salary-related benefits should be included as part of the basic salary in the computation of the 13th month pay if by individual or collective agreement, company practice or policy, the same are treated as part of the basic salary of the employees.
The required 13th month pay shall be paid not later than December 24 of each year.
28, requires all employers to pay their employees a 13th month pay not later than December 24 of every year. Marcos, took effect on December 16, 1975, only employees receiving a basic salary of not more than P1,000 a month were entitled to 13th pay. As stated above, only rank-and-file employees are entitled to 13th month pay.Private school teachers are entitled to 13th month pay regardless of the numbers of months they work in a year, provided it is at least one month.