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New Metro Manila minimum wage set at 500 to P537 | Evening wRap

Nov 05, 2018 - 9:07 PM

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Labor group pushes for wage increase amid higher prices

May 25, 2018 - 2:07 PM

Partido Manggagawa says a majority of wage earners 'gained nothing' from the tax reform law and ended up 'devastatingly hit' by inflation

HIGHER PRICES. In this file photo, a protester holds a placard with a slogan "Train to Gutom," alluding to higher prices brought by the effects of the tax reform law. File photo by Maria Tan/Rappler


Labor groups seek wage hike for Central Visayas

Apr 08, 2018 - 12:35 PM

One petition is for an across-the-board daily wage increase of P155.80, while another petition wants an increase of P120

Bato dela Rosa to newbie cops: You'll get double pay by 2018

Oct 30, 2017 - 3:40 PM

If Congress allows it, a PO1 will receive a monthly salary of P29,668 by January 2018

P21 minimum wage increase granted to Metro Manila workers

Sep 14, 2017 - 5:50 PM

From P491 minimum wage earners in Metro Manila will now earn P512 starting October

P21 INCREASE. The Metro Manila wage board has granted a P21 increase in the minimum wage of workers. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

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Oct 13, 2016 - 9:44 PM

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NEDA, DOLE ditch proposed P125 wage hike

Oct 12, 2016 - 9:15 PM

Different regions have different conditions cost of living conditions so you cannot just enforce a uniform increase across all regions says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia

TO GO WITH "LIFESTYLE-PHILIPPINES-FASHION-SHOES" by Mynardo Macaraig Labourers work at a shoe factory in Marikina City, Rizal province, east of Manila on July 13, 2010. They owned the world's largest shoes and had Imelda Marcos for a celebrity endorser, but today the Philippines' cobblers are in danger of being buried by an avalanche of cheap imports.Marikina shoes were once widely used both locally and abroad. Marikina-made snake-skin shoes become the toast of Fifth Avenue in the early-1980s, the city boasts on its website. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE / AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE

DOLE approves P500 wage hike for domestic workers in Eastern Visayas

Feb 29, 2016 - 9:00 PM

A new wage order also allows domestic workers in Eastern Visayas to bargain for higher salaries with their employers

P500-WAGE INCREASE. The new wage order is good news for kasambahays employed in Eastern Visayas. File photo by Pat Nabong/Rappler

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

Minimum wage in Central Luzon up by P15

Dec 10, 2015 - 7:12 PM

Wage earners in Aurora have a slightly higher increase of P20

WAGE HIKE. The P15-increase is good news for minimum wage earners in Central Luzon. File photo by Rappler

Foreign biz group cites negative effects of wage hikes

Aug 07, 2013 - 2:43 PM

The Joint Foreign Chambers of the Philippines says any wage hike in NCR will result in layoffs relocation of foreign investors and higher inflation

Aquino rejects labor groups' demands

Apr 30, 2013 - 5:08 PM

Certifying the security of tenure bill as urgent and raising tax exemptions will have negative effects says President Aquino on the eve of Labor Day

President Benigno Aquino III delivers his speech to respond to issues presented by labor sector representatives during the Pre-Labor Day Dialogue at the Heroes Hall in Malacañang Palace on April 30, 2013. Photo courtesy of the Malacañang Photo Bureau