Class and Work Suspensions for August 7, 2012 updated list


All classes and Work from private sectors  including business process outsourcing companies or call centers are suspended. For Public safety concern Malacanang announced earlier this morning the suspension of work in private offices.

Malacanang declared the MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 33-A

According to Abi Valte on Twitter, Deputy Presidential Spokesperson :

“There are economic consideration for calling off work but again public safety is our main concern. “If your employer insists that you go to work, they must be able: (1) to guarantee your safety and (2) pay extra for your attendance.”


Upon the recommendation of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) and the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council and in view of the continuing inclement weather brought about by southwest monsoon (habagat), work in all offices in the private sector in the National Capital Region and the provinces of Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Tarlac, Bulacan, Laguna, Cavite, and Rizal are hereby suspended today, 07 August 2012.

This Circular shall take effect immediately.


MC No. 33-A, s. 2012 suspending work in all offices in the private sector in NCR and other provinces. For Emergency hotlines, you can check the Disaster and Emergency numbers.


We learned our lessons but I guess we have never learned at all…