SC: Work in courts nationwide only until 2 p.m. on Sept. 23

MANILA, Philippines --- Work in all courts nationwide will only be until 2 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio announced on Sunday. The shortening of working hours seeks to encourage court workers to "spend mealtime with their families" in celebration of the 27th National Family Week. According to the Civil Service Commission (CSC), all government agencies and state universities and colleges are encouraged to extend their support for the Sept. 23 celebration by doing the following: Simultaneously ringing bells at 12 p.m., an activity dubbed as "Ring a Family Bell," as a symb...

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