RTWPB-7 postpones discussion of P150 wage hike

Futch Anthony Inso 11/05/2018

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) has postponed discussion of the P150 wage hike proposed by the Cebu Labor Coalition (Celac) until their next meeting on November 19. Joe Tomongha, labor sector…

DOLE raises NCR minimum wage to P537 with P25 hike

Inquirer.net 11/05/2018

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced on Monday a P25 increase in the basic pay in the National Capital Region (NCR) and the integration of the P10 cost of living allowance (Cola) in the minimum wage, thus…

P150 wage hike bid up for discussion

Futch Anthony Inso 11/04/2018

Members of the Central Visayas Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB-7) will meet this afternoon to discuss the P150 across-the-board wage hike petition filed by the Cebu Labor Coalition (Celac). “Yes, it has already been calendared,”…

Lacson hopes pay hike would encourage cops to be more job-focused

Inquirer.net 11/04/2018

SENATOR Panfilo Lacson said on Sunday that as the salary increase of policemen takes effect on January 1, 2019, it bears watching if cops will be more focused on their job of serving the people. With all…

Labor groups petition for another wage hike

Futch Anthony Inso and Jose Santino Bunachita 10/23/2018

  Barely two months after the implementation of the August 3 wage order, labor groups are again filing another petition for a wage hike before the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB)-7, yesterday morning. The Cebu…

No opposition to jeepney fare hike in Lapu-Lapu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 10/15/2018

THE P2.50 fare hike proposed by the Basak-Lapu-Lapu City Jeepney Operators and Drivers Association (BALACJODA) was met with almost no opposition during the public hearing on Monday. Only one concerned citizen, Edward Latido, chose to speak out…

MCIAA to hike aircraft parking, tacking fees starting Nov. 1

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/14/2018

THE Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority (MCIAA) will implement an increase of aircraft parking and tacking fees starting on Nov. 1. Glenn Napuli, acting assistant general manager of MCIAA, said the order was part of their part of…

Bizmen wary over city’s plan to hike business tax

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/01/2018

Several business groups in Cebu City expressed reservations over the city government’s plans to increase the business tax rate by 1.5 percent. In a statement sent to Cebu Daily News, Robert Go, president of the Philippine Retailers…

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…

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