VSMMC justifies hazard pay to workers not physically reporting to work

Derycka C. Letigio 08/20/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center (VSMMC) justified its payment of P2.11 million to personnel not physically reporting to work during the pandemic as a humanitarian move for those who were quarantined after…

Frontline workers of 38 brgys to receive hazard pay starting today

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Frontline workers in 38 barangays will receive their hazard pay starting today, October 30, 2020, for the months they have rendered service during the peak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Cebu…

Frontline workers in 23 barangays in Cebu City to receive hazard pay

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is finally releasing the hazard pay for frontline workers in barangays three months after the peak of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The city government will be releasing P250 per…

Cebu City mulls having P400M supplemental budget

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/24/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is considering another Supplemental Budget (SB) before the year 2020 ends to pay off taxes and the hazard pay of frontliners.  Councilor Raymond Garcia, chairperson for the City Council’s…

P37M hazard pay, salary adjustment for Cebu province’s frontliners in P1.27B SB1

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/07/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Over P37 million in hazard pay, “special COVID-19 allowance,” and salary standardization adjustment for frontliners in the Capitol-run provincial and district hospitals is included in the P1.27 billion supplemental budget that the Cebu…

Chan: Brgy frontliners to get hazard pay, honorarium soon

Immae Lachica 06/30/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— They will soon be getting what they also deserve. Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Junard Chan announced during a meeting with barangay captains on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, that the city government has already started…

EcoWaste to DILG: Allow LGUs to grant hazard pay to garbage collectors

Catherine Gonzales - Inquirer.net 04/27/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The pro-environment and health group EcoWaste Coalition on Monday asked the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to allow local government units (LGUs) to grant hazard pay to garbage collectors sourced from…

Capitol promises P500 hazard pay to reporting employees

Rosalie Abatayo 04/14/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu provincial government will be releasing a P500 hazard pay to employees who continue to report to work during the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). The hazard pay is in…

Coalition seeks hazard pay for garbage collectors

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Should garbage collectors receive hazard compensation for facing risks as they continue to perform their duty amid the coronavirus 2019 pandemic?  ForEco Waste Coalition, the answer is yes. EcoWaste Coalition expressed this position in a…

Council wants hazard pay for frontliners, mass testing in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 04/01/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Council wants all frontliners serving amidst the fight against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) to have hazard pay. Vice Mayor Michael Rama delivered a privilege speech on Wednesday, April 1,…

Duterte grants hazard pay to gov’t workers on duty during quarantine

Kriss Aguilar - Inquirer.net 03/23/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has approved granting hazard pay to government workers who report for work while the enhanced community quarantine over Luzon is in place. In a statement Sunday, Sen. Christopher “Bong” Go, former…

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