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Bills in Congress seek to increase gov’t physicians’ pay

Philippine Congress. AP FILE PHOTO

A lawmaker who happens to be a doctor has filed a bill doubling the minimum base pay of government physicians to encourage more of them to serve in public hospitals. A similar bill is pending in the Senate.

Posted: December 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Workers call P13 wage hike measly

The increase of P13 in the daily basic pay of minimum wage earners in Central Luzon could barely make up for food price hikes in the last three years, Manggagawa para sa Kalayaan ng Bayan (Makabayan) said.

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Gov’t workers join call for P16,000 monthly national minimum wage


Government employees have taken up the call for a P16,000 monthly national minimum wage for all workers, both in the public and private sectors, according to officials of their organization.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Palace confident DepEd could address teachers’ grievances

Press conference of Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) saying that a mass leave of teachers is imminent if their demand for salary increase is not included in the budget of next year. INQUIRER PHOTO/RAFFY LERMA

Malacañang on Saturday expressed confidence the Department of Education would continue to work with public school teachers to address grievances that the educators may raise.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

US fast food workers vow civil disobedience

US fast food workers

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.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »