Cebu City mulls tax amnesty to help businesses amid minimum wage hike

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City is looking into the possibility of giving tax amnesty as a form of reprieve to businesses following the P31 minimum wage increase in the region. Cebu City mayor Michael Rama said…

Militant groups stage rallies ahead of Labor Day

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 04/27/2017

MILITANT labor groups based in Cebu will hold a rally today in front of the regional Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) office ahead of Labor Day on May 1 next Monday. Teody Navea, chairman of the…

Traders buck wage increase

Fe Marie Dumaboc 08/14/2015

Chambers of commerce in Central Visayas yesterday warned that some businesses might close shop, contributing to a high unemployment rate, if the daily minimum wage in the region is increased. “The Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry…

Wage hike hearings set

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 06/23/2015

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board kicked off its wage consultation in Central Visayas. Regional Director Exequiel Sarcauga of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-7) said they will assess the positions of the sectors before…

City’s ‘Pag-Amoma’ caters to OFW concerns

Doris C. Bongcac 07/17/2014

Cebu City Hall will now serve a one-stop shop for overseas Filipino workers (OFW) concerns following Monday’s launching of its Pag-Amoma (Pag-alagad ug Gugma Alang sa Mga OFWs ug Migrante Abroad) program. Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama…

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