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Central Visayas workers get P13 allowance

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The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board granted workers in Central Visayas a daily P13 cost of living allowance instead of the P90 to P132 across-the-board increase in the minimum daily wage demanded by the labor unions.

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

Wage board sees growing poverty, OKs P8 pay hike

Starting Feb. 5, minimum wage earners in the Ilocos region will receive P8 more in their daily salaries, increasing the minimum wage they have been receiving since August 2012 to P213.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DOLE integrates allowance to basic pay in NCR

DOLE spokesperson Director Nicon Fameronag. FACEBOOK PHOTO

The New Year has brought new tidings to workers in Metro Manila as the Department of Labor and Employment has integrated the cost of living allowance (COLA) to the basic pay of minimum wage earners.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Militant group sees 2014 as ‘‘grim’’ year for labor, wages


A militant labor group said Monday that workers are facing a grim year ahead, citing impending increases in prices of services and deductions in their salary.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

West Visayas workers to get P10 hike in daily wages

BACOLOD CITY—The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board on Wednesday unanimously approved a P10 increase in daily wages for workers in Western Visayas, board chair and labor regional director Ponciano Ligutom said.   The wage order also contains guidelines on performance-based pay, productivity bonuses and incentives.   Details, like the amount of performance-based pay, productivity [...]

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DBM scored for not giving gov’t workers salary increases

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV   Noy Morcoso III / INQUIRER.net file photo

The Department of Budget and Management came under fire at the Senate on Wednesday for a perceived resistance on its part to increasing the take-home pay of government workers, particularly soldiers and policemen, despite the billions of pesos in savings that the administration instead spends on other things through its so-called disbursement acceleration program.

Posted: October 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Central Visayas workers seek P90 hike in wage


Labor groups filed another petition in the regional wage board, this time seeking a P90 increase in the daily pay of workers in Central Visayas to enable them to cope with rising prices of basic commodities and high cost of living.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Low pay seen in IT worker migration

The shortage of workers for the information technology industry here has worsened with the migration to other countries of graduates of IT and IT-related courses, industry officials said.

Posted: October 9th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

W. Visayas wage board chair on pay hike: Not more than P10


The chair of the regional tripartite wages and productivity board of Western Visayas came under fire on Friday after he was quoted as saying workers in the region should not expect more than P10 in increase in daily pay because it was “traditional.”

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Negros labor leader seeks ouster of regional DOLE head


A labor leader is seeking the transfer or resignation of Ponciano Ligutom, regional director of the Department of Labor and Employment in Western Visayas, for prematurely saying that the wage increase in the region was not likely to exceed P10 a day.

Posted: September 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Visayans should not expect wage increase bigger than P10

Protesters during rally at junction Colon and Osmena Blvd in Cebu City.   CDN FILE PHOTO

Workers in Western Visayas should not expect an increase in the minimum wage higher than P10 a day, according to a top labor official in the region.

Posted: September 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

P10 minimum wage hike in Metro ‘a painful joke’


Minimum wage earners in the private sector in Metro Manila will get a P10 increase by the end of the month—an adjustment rejected as a “painful joke” by a labor group who sought an P85 raise.

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Minimum wage earners in Metro Manila get P10 wage hike

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz   FILE PHOTO

Minimum wage earners from the private sector in Metro Manila can look forward to a P10 wage hike by the end of the month.

Posted: September 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

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