Central Visayas workers get wage hike
MANILA, Philippines —Minimum wage earners and domestic workers in Central Visayas are getting an early Christmas gift as the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board has approved the adjustment of their salaries.
Under Wage Order No. ROVII-22, minimum wage earners in the nonagricultural sector in Class A cities and municipalities in the region will receive an P18 salary increase.
The daily minimum wage in the cities of Carcar, Cebu, Danao, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Talisay, Naga, and the municipalities of Compostela, Consolacion, Cordova, Liloan, Minglanilla and San Fernando will now be P404.
The wage hike will take effect upon Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III’s approval and after 15 days of its publication. — Jovic Yee
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