NPM No. 106-2016

Requesting Entity: Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)

Issues Concern: Honoraria for Job Order Employees



Whether the Job Order (JO) employees are entitled to receive Honoraria when they are designated members of the Technical Working Group (TWG), in addition to their regular functions outside the procuring units of the Office


[P]ersonnel duly assigned as chair or member of the TWG may be entitled to the payment of honoraria for successfully completed projects regardless of whether the personnel is occupying a plantilla position, or is engaged under a Contract of Service or JO. This notwithstanding, we refer you to the Department of Budget and Management, as the issuing agency of the cited Budget Circulars, for a more authoritative response on the matter.