Employees working on April 9 to receive 300 percent pay

Rosalie Abatayo 04/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — While most individuals will observe April 9, 2020 at home, some workers, especially frontliners, will continue to work throughout this double holiday. Maundy Thursday and the Philippines’ 78th Day of Valor (Araw ng…

BIR: File ITRs, pay taxes online to limit COVID-19 risk

Krissy Aguilar 03/11/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Wednesday said it is not keen on extending the deadline for the filing of 2019 Income Tax Returns (ITR) beyond April 15, 2020, and instead encouraged taxpayers…

Bello issues holiday pay advisory

Jovic Yee 10/29/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III reminded employers on Monday to give workers their proper wages as the country commemorates All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, which are both declared special nonworking holidays. In…

Raise nurses’ entry level pay to keep them from leaving – Pangilinan

07/24/2019

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Francis Pangilinan is pushing for the increase in the entry-level salary of government nurses to P30,531 to prevent them from seeking greener pastures overseas. In a statement on Wednesday, Pangilinan said his Senate…

ACT tells DepEd to stop misleading public on teachers’ pay

06/12/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) urged the Department of Education (DepEd) on Wednesday to stop misleading the public on teachers’ pay, after the latter claimed that a Teacher I receives P30,873 monthly compensation…

DOLE reminds employers: Follow proper pay rules on New Year’s Day

Inquirer.net 12/30/2018

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has reminded employers to observe proper payment of wages for employees who will work on New Year’s Day, a regular holiday. In a statement, DOLE said Labor…

Employers told to observe special non-working holiday pay rules on Dec. 8

Doris C. Bongcac 12/04/2018

The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (Dole-7) is asking employers to observe the pay rules that apply on December 8, 2018 (Saturday) that has been declared a special non-working holiday in commemoration of the…

‘Eat Bulaga’ scholar plans to pay it forward

12/02/2018

“EAT Bulaga” scholar Jaydee Lucero, who topped the November 2018 Civil Engineering licensure examination, has dedicated his well-earned success to his late father. Lucero, who graduated magna cum laude from the University of the Philippines-Diliman, got the…

Osmeña promises 14th month pay, P25K extra bonuses for Toledo City employees

Doris C. Bongcac 11/26/2018

Regular employees of the Toledo City Hall are expected to have a very Merry Christmas this year. In a message which he delivered in this morning’s flag raising ceremony, Mayor John Henry Osmeña announced that employees will…

Andaya: Possible delay in 2019 budget has no effect in gov’t workers’ pay hike

Inquirer.net 11/25/2018

House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. yesterday said the “fate” of 2019 national budget has no impact on pay hike set for government employees next year. “It [salary increase] will go on as programmed, even in the…

Cebu City to have new pay parking services

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/22/2018

Colon, P. del Rosario streets as pilot areas Instead of ticket booklets, Cebu City’s traffic aides will soon use handheld devices to monitor and implement pay-parking services to motorists. This after city officials signed an agreement with…

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…

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