CV workers to get pay hike on August 3

Futch Anthony Inso 07/18/2018

MINIMUM wage earners in Central Visayas have something to look forward to. Lawyer Alvin Villamor, director of the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (Dole-7) said workers will already start to receive increases ranging from…

LTFRB 7: No provisional fare hike for Central Visayas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/06/2018

THE minimum fare for Public Utility Jeepneys (PUJs) in Central Visayas remains at P6.50, a Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB -7) official told commuters on Friday. LTFRB-7 Regional Director Ahmed Cuizon clarified that the P1…

PVAO seeks immediate passage veterans pension hike bill

Inquirer.net 07/04/2018

PHILIPPINE Veterans Affairs Office (Pvao) administrator and Defense undersecretary Ernesto Carolina said war vets, severely diminishing in number, have long been waiting for the passage of a pension hike bill for senior veterans. “You can just imagine…

Plea to hike MCIA taxi fare up for resolution

Inquirer.net 07/03/2018

The petition of airport taxi operators in Cebu to increase taxi fare rates has been submitted for resolution. Metro Cebu Taxi Operators Association President Richard Cabucos, however, said that if regular taxicabs would not ply within the…

Trade chief: Wage hike must be kept ‘minimal’

Inquirer.net 06/20/2018

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Wednesday said wage hikes should be “minimal” to avoid the rise in production costs and consumer prices. “If you ask me, there can be a minimal adjustment but that should not be…

P20 pay hike for Metro Cebu workers

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/11/2018

P20. This is the adjustment in the minimum wage that private sector workers in Metro Cebu will get to help them cope with the rising costs of basic commodities. But for those workers outside Metro Cebu or…

RTWPB-7 to decide on wage hike plea today

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/11/2018

The Regional Wage Tripartite and Productivity Board (RTWPB-7) is expected to decide on the amount of wage hike for Central Visayas today, June 11. This is the fourth deliberation conducted by the wage board over the appeal…

No VECO power rate hike this year; slight increase eyed next year

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 06/07/2018

NO significant increase in electricity bills are expected for consumers of the Visayan Electric Company (VECO) this year in spite of increasing oil prices and the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. According to Bernard…

Labor groups: Wage hike now a widely accepted proposal

Inquirer.net 06/02/2018

Because of the continuous rise in the prices of basic commodities and petroleum products, the request for a wage hike has become a widely accepted proposal, according to representatives of different labor groups. “Any amount or a…

Consumers brace for hike in LPG prices

Jose Santino S. Bunachita and Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/31/2018

MANOLITA Enerlan feels like being hit by multiple whammy. Enerlan, who runs a small eatery along Gorordo Avenue in Cebu City could barely cope with the rising prices of meat and vegetables. Now, she had to face…

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