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DBM to submit proposal for new gov't salary hike to Congress

Aug 27, 2019 - 1:31 PM

The budget department earmarks P31.099 billion in the proposed 2020 budget for the compensation adjustment for civilian government workers

NEW SALARY HIKE. Government workers are now set to receive a new round of salary hike in 2020. File photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Teacher-lawmaker seeks 'substantial' salary hike for public school educators

Jul 30, 2019 - 5:51 PM

'Hindi mumo, hindi barya, kundi substantial, makatuwiran, at nakabubuhay na suweldo,' says ACT Teachers Representative France Castro

SUBSTANTIAL INCREASE. ACT Teachers Representative France Castro wants the entry-level salary for public school teachers be increased to P30,000. File photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Duterte: Teachers to get salary increase in new Salary Standardization Law

Jul 22, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Senators of the 18th Congress have also filed bills seeking to raise public school teachers’ salaries

SALARY INCREASE. President Rodrigo Duterte wants salary increase for public school teachers. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

Andaya sues Diokno at Supreme Court over non-release of gov’t salary hike

Jan 14, 2019 - 1:15 PM

It is a class suit led by Andaya co-signed by employees from both the executive and legislative branches

SALARY HIKE. House Majority Leader Rolando Andaya Jr files on January 14, 2019, a class suit before the Supreme Court seeking to compel the Budget Department to release the 4th tranche of the Salary Standardization Law. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

No budget for teachers' salary hike in 2018 – Diokno

Jan 17, 2018 - 1:54 PM

'We cannot unilaterally change the budget because the Congress has the power of the purse...We cannot spend what Congress has not approved,' says Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno

TOO COSTLY. Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said doubling the salaries of public school teachers is too costly for the government. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Bill seeks higher pay for mid-level gov't employees

Jan 02, 2018 - 8:32 PM

The bill will authorize department heads to readjust salaries of salary grades 21-29 outside of the indicated brackets in the Salary Standardization Law

READJUSTMENT. House Bill 6712 seeks to authorize department heads to readjust the salaries of mid-level government employees.

Which GOCCs are affected by Duterte’s EO on salaries?

Aug 03, 2017 - 7:56 PM

UPDATED According to the GCG the executive order affects officials and personnel of 97 GOCCs

Increase salaries of tax collectors to fight corruption – BIR exec

Feb 02, 2017 - 8:08 AM

We need more decent people at the revenue service The only way to eradicate corruption is to standardize salaries a deputy commissioner says

HIGHER WAGES. Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Deputy Commissiner Jesus Clint Aranas seeks the bureau to be exempted from the Salary Standardization Law. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

P15,000 salary hike for teachers sought in new House bill

Jul 31, 2016 - 9:56 AM

The measure also calls for the creation of a pension fund for teachers serving for at least 15 years in government schools

BETTER QUALITY. A bill in the House of Representatives seeks to increase the pay of public school teachers by P15,000 to attract competent people to work for government schools.

What bills have been refiled in the 17th Congress?

Jul 26, 2016 - 3:32 PM

Lawmakers in the 17th Congress refile bills that languished in the past including measures pushing for freedom of information ending political dynasties and increasing the pension for SSS members

LEGISLATIVE AGENDA. Senate President Koko Pimentel and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez listens to President Rodrigo Duterte as he delivers his first State of the Nation Address on July 25. Photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Comelec employees' union to Duterte: End contractualization

May 16, 2016 - 1:12 PM

The Comelec Employees Union shares how foot soldiers of the poll body are paid with ridiculously low wages that are scandalously disproportionate to their very crucial role

COMELEC-EU. In this file photo, Comelec employees assist in the mock elections held months before the elections. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

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Feb 19, 2016 - 7:26 PM

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Aquino signs EO granting pay hike for gov't workers

Feb 19, 2016 - 9:23 AM

UPDATED The executive order also provides additional benefits for both civilian and military uniformed personnel

GOVT PAY HIKE. President Benigno Aquino III signs the executive order raising government workers' pay. File Photo from the Malacañang Photo Bureau

New SSL IV provision will protect Magna Carta benefits – bicam

Jan 27, 2016 - 5:10 PM

But the bicameral conference committee has yet to decide if retired soldiers will be among the bill s beneficiaries

RIGHTS PROTECTION. The bicameral conference committee on the Salary Standardization Law IV plans to include a provision protecting the Magna Carta benefits of government employees.

Recto to bicam: Don't scrap Magna Carta benefits under SSL IV

Jan 22, 2016 - 9:14 AM

3rd UPDATE Senator Ralph Recto urges the bicameral conference committee to include a provision in the proposed Salary Standardization Law IV that will protect existing Magna Carta benefits of government employees

PROTECT GOV'T WORKERS' BENEFITS. Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto suggests a few changes in the Salary Standardization Law IV when it reaches the bicameral conference committee. Photo from the office of Senator Ralph Recto

Senate approves bill raising gov’t workers’ salaries

Jan 18, 2016 - 6:46 PM

The proposed Salary Standardization Law IV is an anti corruption measure says Senator Antonio Trillanes IV

The Salary Standardization Law IV, principally authored by Senator Antonio Trillanes, gets its approval in the Senate. File photo by Mark Cristino/Rappler

Bangsamoro, infra bills among Senate priorities as session resumes

Jan 17, 2016 - 8:11 PM

The upper chamber is also set to pass at least 34 measures as it resumes plenary sessions on January 18

House approves bill increasing gov't pay

Dec 10, 2015 - 2:52 PM

The proposed measure aims to increase the base pay of public sector employees by 45 after 4 tranches

SSL 4. The measure is expected to be implemented by January 1, 2016.

Congressmen in double time: Gov't salary hike must be ready Jan 1

Nov 11, 2015 - 3:17 PM

House Bill 6268 passes the committee level on Wednesday and might be approved on final reading the same day if congressmen will show up at plenary

SSL 4. The measure is expected to be implemented by January 1, 2016.

Only ranking officials will benefit from gov't salary hike – congressman

Nov 10, 2015 - 7:40 PM

Alliance of Concerned Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio says teachers for example will get 12 increase while the position of president will get 233

Alliance of Concerned Teachers Party-list Representative Antonio Tinio together with public school teachers and lawmakers of the Makabayan bloc.

Angara files bill pegging income tax rates to inflation

Nov 06, 2015 - 3:48 PM

The chairman of the Senate ways and means committee notes that middle income earners are now pushed into the top tax bracket at 32 together with the country s billionaires because of the outdated tax system

TOWARD REFORM. “I am still pushing for tax reform despite the clock ticking and election season fast approaching. This is not merely an economic issue or a political move. Income tax reform is an issue of social justice, fairness, and equity,” says Senator Sonny Angara.

PH nurses urged: Apply to other countries, not just US

Dec 25, 2014 - 12:36 PM

This appeal from a lawmaker comes as more Filipino nurses are taking the UN National Council Licensure Examination

GOING ABROAD? File photo of Filipino nurses taking their oath

No fat paychecks for Cabinet officials - Abad

Nov 27, 2012 - 7:07 PM

Contrary to a Commission on Audit report the Department of Budget and Management says the Aquino administration s Cabinet secretaries do not receive fat paychecks

Aquino: No wage hike in private sector, but gov't pay increase OK

May 01, 2012 - 4:29 PM

President Aquino said the country s economy cannot afford the P125 across the board pay increase for the private sector

President Benigno Aquino III delivers his speech during the 17th Anniversary and Investors’ Recognition Night of the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) at the World Trade Center, Pasay City Thursday, April 26, 2012. Photo by Gil Nartea, Malacañang Photo Bureau