WAGE ORDER COMPLIANCE: DOLE-7 to inspect establishments

Futch Anthony Inso 08/20/2018

The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE)-7 will start inspecting different establishments to ensure that they have complied with the new wage order. Newly installed DOLE-7 regional director Atty. Johnson Cañete, said that the…

Employers told: Heed Aug. 21 wage order or else …

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/19/2018

WITH two holidays falling on Tuesday, the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) told employers to be extra cautious in computing workers’ salaries to avoid sanctions. DOLE-7 Regional Director Johnson Cañete urged employers on…

Trade chief: Wage hike must be kept ‘minimal’

Inquirer.net 06/20/2018

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez on Wednesday said wage hikes should be “minimal” to avoid the rise in production costs and consumer prices. “If you ask me, there can be a minimal adjustment but that should not be…

New Central Visayas minimum wage rate unfair to labor

Fernando Fajardo 06/14/2018

The regional tripartite productivity and wage board (RTPWB) just announced an increase in the minimum wage rate of P20.00 pesos per day for Class A areas and P15.00 for Class B, C, and D areas. Class A…

Cebu laborers told: Stop comparing and complaining

Rosalie Abatayo 06/13/2018

Stop comparing. DOLE-7 Director Alvin Villamor urged laborers in Cebu to stop complaining and to rather accept the P20 wage increase they will soon get. Villarmor, the chair of the regional wage board, maintains that the P20-wage…

RTWPB-7 to decide on wage hike plea today

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/11/2018

The Regional Wage Tripartite and Productivity Board (RTWPB-7) is expected to decide on the amount of wage hike for Central Visayas today, June 11. This is the fourth deliberation conducted by the wage board over the appeal…

DOLE-7: Proposed wage order not final

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 06/08/2018

AMID criticisms from labor groups that the P20 wage adjustment in Central Visayas proposed by the Department of Labor and Employment in the region (DOLE-7) was not enough, DOLE-7 director Alvin Villamor clarified that the amount was…

Labor groups: Wage hike now a widely accepted proposal

Inquirer.net 06/02/2018

Because of the continuous rise in the prices of basic commodities and petroleum products, the request for a wage hike has become a widely accepted proposal, according to representatives of different labor groups. “Any amount or a…

CV can expect a wage increase soon

Futch Anthony Inso 05/30/2018

A UNIFORM minimum wage throughout the country can only be done if Congress repeals Republic Act (R.A.) 6727 or the Wage Rationalization Act which created the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) and the Regional Tripartite Wages…

Expect wage increase ‘within the month’

Inquirer.net 05/29/2018

Bello’s promise Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Tuesday said that workers can expect to receive salary increase “within the month” amid soaring prices of basic goods and commodities. “Within the month, kasi very clear ‘yung instruction…

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