Preliminary data from the Department of Labor and Human Resources reported that as of 3:00 pm today, they had received 268 requests for exoneration from private companies regarding the Christmas bonus.
Today is the last day that companies can apply.
Of those received, 109 have already been accepted. On the other hand, nine applications have been accepted for a 15% exemption.
Eight requests have been denied and 142 are in the process of preliminary analysis.