Celebs, personalities pay homage to ‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin in wake of her passing

Inquirer.net 08/17/2018

People gather at a makeshift memorial at the nameplate for singer Aretha Franklin outside the Apollo Theater Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in New York. Franklin died in her home in Detroit at age 76 from pancreatic cancer.…

Butane canister distributors ordered to pay P20k fine

Rosalie 08/17/2018

Ten persons pleaded guilty before different Cebu courts for engaging in illegal trading and distribution of LPG-filled butane canisters. They were ordered to pay a fine of P20,000 each. Convicted persons are either ordered to pay a…

Regular holiday pay to apply on Eid’l Adha holiday

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/16/2018

The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) is reminding employers to make sure that they adjust the daily pay of their employees reporting on August 21 which has two holidays. Those who will be…

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 orders Grab to pay P10M for overcharging customers

Inquirer.net 07/10/2018

THE Land Transportation Franchise and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has ordered Grab Philippines to pay a penalty of P10 million for overcharging its customers. A statement from the LTFRB said Grab should also reimburse its passengers for the…

No need for business permits, just pay taxes

Jose Santino S. Bunachita, Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/26/2018

Osmeña says Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is willing to do away with business permits but under one condition. “I am not interested in the absence of business permits. Pay your taxes and we will not run…

Cebu laborers told: Stop comparing and complaining

Rosalie Abatayo 06/13/2018

Stop comparing. DOLE-7 Director Alvin Villamor urged laborers in Cebu to stop complaining and to rather accept the P20 wage increase they will soon get. Villarmor, the chair of the regional wage board, maintains that the P20-wage…

Pay parking to require business permit: Dave

Nestle L. Semilla 03/10/2018

Business and property owners that charge parking fees will be required to secure business permits based on an amended provision of the City Tax ordinance. This happened after the Cebu City Council approved an ordinance amending section…

Reg’l wage board to tackle pay hike petition today

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/07/2018

THE Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) will discuss today the request for a P155.80 accross-the-board wage adjustment for minimum wage earners in the region. Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas…

Workers want P155 pay hike but bizmen say that’s ‘too high’

Jessa Mae O. Sotto, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/28/2018

Labor groups in Cebu have filed a petition seeking an additional P155.80 daily wage adjustment for minimum wage earners in Central Visayas. Cebu Labor Coalition (CELAC) Spokesperson Metudio Belarmino Jr., explained that minimum wage earners are greatly…

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