The field is hereby informed of the issuance of Memorandum DM-PHROD-2020-00203 by Undersecretary Jesus L.R. Mateo dated June 24, 2020 declaring, among others, that waivers issued through a directive authorizing DepEd personnel, including public school teachers, to report to work
voluntarily and physically in their respective schools or offices produces no legal effect. It was also reiterated in the said memorandum that physical reporting to the workplace/onsite is not mandatory and shall be done in consultation with the personnel as provided in DepEd Order No. 011, s. 2020 and DM-PHRODFO-2020-00198 dated June 22, 2020.

A copy of the said memorandum is attached hereto as reference in the implementation of alternative work arrangement in offices/schools/community learning centers (CLCs).

Immediate dissemination of this memorandum is desired.

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