Nurses in Cebu concerned of rising COVID-19 cases

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/10/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Nurses in Cebu are concerned of the rising cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). In a statement, the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) Cebu Chapter said that the rising cases may again place a…

‘13th month pay must be given’

Dona Z. Pazzibungan 10/16/2020

Confronted by vehement opposition from workers’ groups, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III stepped back from his own suggestion to exempt or allow “distressed” companies to defer the payment of 13th month pay and said the required bonus…

Illegal salary deductions due to dubious promissory notes

ATTY. DENNIS GORECHO 07/21/2020

  Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) must be vigilant against the execution of dubious promissory notes causing excessive deductions from their salaries. The Taiwan Times recently reported that six (6) Filipino fishermen accused Philippine and Taiwanese labor brokers…

PH Athletes, coaches paid in time of ECQ

June Navarro 04/14/2020

Even with the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), national athletes and coaches need not worry about their allowances. The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has guaranteed that they will continue to receive their monthly allowances from the sports agency…

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…

House panel OKs gov’t workers’ pay hike by 2020; urgent passage sought

Patricia Ann V. Roxas - Inquirer.net 12/16/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The House appropriations committee swiftly approved on Monday the consolidated bill increasing the salary of government employees by 2020. The panel will seek the certification as urgent of House Bill No. 5712 from the…

Davide questions non-inclusion of appointee in 2020 budget 

Rosalie Abatayo 11/05/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The former budget officer of the Cebu Provincial Capitol has not received his salary since August 2019. Danilo Rodas, appointed by former Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III as budget officer in 2015, has…

MPBL can take over erring franchises, says commissioner

Cedelf Tupas 10/07/2019

The Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League has started to feel some of the pains that come along with a league in infancy. Just recently, reports cropped up of a power tussle at the penthouse, with the offices of…

Briones clarifies: I’m not against teachers’ salary increase

06/07/2019

MANILA, Philippines — Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Briones on Friday clarified she is not against the salary increase of public school teachers. Briones said her previous remark on the issue was “misunderstood” or “misrepresented to…

Teachers’ alliance calls for salary increase

Futch Anthony Inso 09/19/2018

  As the Department of Education (DepEd) celebrates the International Teachers’ Month, the Alliance of Concerned Teachers in Central Visayas (ACT-7) reiterated their call for the implementation of a salary increase for teachers.  Antonia Lim, union president…

Roque to policemen: Hike in salary means you have to work effectively

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 01/14/2018

PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson Harry Roque on Saturday challenged all policemen to be more effective in their work and to avoid engaging in any illegal activity especially after President Rodrigo Duterte increased their salaries. “Sinabi na ng Presidente na…

No salaries for Ermita workers due to COA order

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 04/12/2017

EMPLOYEES of Barangay Ermita in Cebu City won’t be able to receive their salaries due to the failure of their officials to submit liquidation reports to the Commission on Audit (COA). Francisco “Bimbo” Fernandez, executive assistant to…

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