Fast food workers from across the US voted Saturday to escalate their efforts for $15-an-hour pay and union membership by using nonviolent civil disobedience, comparing their campaign to the civil rights movement.
Some 100 public school teachers in the National Capital Region are planning protest actions on the first day of classes on Monday to demand higher wages.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
While he also envisions government employees getting top money, President Aquino said Friday this should be tempered by what the government could afford without going deeper into debt.
By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
, Tina G. Santos
Yes, there will be job fairs galore. But no, workers will get neither a wage increase nor nonwage benefits on Thursday, Labor Day, but there are many job opportunities in the country and abroad, according to Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz.
By Jhunnex Napallacan
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.