News Release

From Presidential Spokesperson Ernie Abella – On suspension of classes & government work on 16 Monday

Classes in all levels, both public and private schools, and government work, including those in the local government units and government-owned or -controlled corporations, will be suspended nationwide tomorrow, October 16, 2017, to minimize public inconvenience arising from the planned nationwide transportation strike.

We, however, shall leave it to Congress, the Supreme Court, and independent bodies /constitutional commissions to make their own declarations.

We likewise leave it to private employers to make their own decisions.

This announcement is based on Memorandum Circular 28.