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GenSan classroom building constructed on cash donations from city gov’t workers


Small acts could indeed result in bigger things as what city hall employees here found out recently.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Incentives, instead of pay hike, set for gov’t workers in 2015—DBM chief Abad


There will be no pay increase for the 1.4 million government workers in 2015 after this year’s typhoons prevented the government from completing a survey on salary and benefits for them, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad has said.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Militant groups oppose 4-day workweek


Militant groups have described as antiworker and antifamily the four-day workweek scheme approved recently by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for Metro Manila government offices to help ease traffic congestion.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Will Kim Henares get more of their pay? gov’t workers ask

Internal Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Government workers fighting additional taxes on their allowances and benefits are awaiting the Supreme Court decision on the petition they filed more than a month ago seeking to stop Revenue Commissioner Kim Henares and Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima from further slashing their paychecks.

Posted: September 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Government workers ask SC to stop new taxes

RAGE OF THE ‘OVERTAXED’  Civil servants in red shirts wear red and black ribbons on their arms and wrists to protest a tax on their benefits. From Taft Avenue, the protesters marched toward the Supreme Court building on Padre Faura, Manila. Court employees went out of the building to join the marchers.  JOAN BONDOC

Already struggling to survive on their meager pay, government employees on Wednesday questioned in the Supreme Court new taxes on allowances, bonuses and other benefits of all state workers and officials estimated at more than 1 million.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »