Health reform, pay hike: Wish list for Bongbong Marcos grows

Julie Aurelio, Kathleen de Villa, Nestor Corrales 05/28/2022

The wish list continues to grow for President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr., with key sectors adding on proposed measures that they want the new administration to support to improve the lives of ordinary Filipinos. The items presented on…

Study pay hike for domestic helpers – Bello

Donna Pazzibugan 03/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Wage authorities will include domestic helpers’ salaries in their study of a possible adjustment in the minimum wage amid rising fuel prices prompted by the conflict in Ukraine. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has…

Want higher pay? Join the police force, Duterte tells nurses

Darryl John Esguerra 08/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday night encouraged nurses to enter the police force if they would want to get higher pay. “Enter the police force. The salary is higher. If you remain a nurse…

Gov’t nurses get pay hike 18 years overdue

Ben O. de Vera - Philippine Daily Inquirer 07/19/2020

MANILA, Philippines — It took nearly two decades before nurses working in public hospitals and government agencies got the pay hike that a law had provided, and it came amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Budget Secretary Wendel Avisado…

Teachers press Duterte to honor pledge of pay hike

Mariejo Ramos - Philippine Daily Inquirer 01/12/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) urged President Rodrigo Duterte to honor his pledge to increase the salaries of public school teacher over and above the recently enacted Salary Standardization Law (SSL) even as…

House approves new round of pay hike for gov’t workers

Patricia Ann V. Roxas - Inquirer.net 12/18/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed on final reading a bill that would increase the salary of government employees starting January 2020 up to 2023. Via nominal voting, 187 lawmakers approved House Bill…

ALU-TUCP wants P120 pay hike for minimum wage earners

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/21/2018

THE Associated Labor Union–Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU–TUCP) on Tuesday filed a petition before the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB–7) for a P120 increase in the take home pay of…

CBA inked; 2K Carmen Copper workers to get pay hike

Doris Mae Mondragon 02/01/2018

EMPLOYEES of Carmen Copper Corporation (CCC) based in Toledo City will be getting a pay raise ranging from P91 to P105 per day starting in October 2018 with the signing of their Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) on…

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