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Militant groups demand pay hike, crackdown on illegal Chinese workers on Labor Day

May 01, 2019 - 4:51 PM

Protesters in Bacolod City burn the effigy of President Duterte depicted as Sauron, the dark lord in 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy

LABOR DAY PROTEST. Militant groups in Negros Occidental join the nationwide Labor Day protests on May 1, 2019. Photo by by Marchel Espina/Rappler

Mimaropa workers get wage increase

Nov 27, 2018 - 10:23 AM

The wage increase takes effect on November 27 as ordered by the Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Board, which cited the need to 'help workers cope with rising cost of living'

P25 minimum wage hike in Metro Manila approved

Oct 30, 2018 - 10:38 PM

The amount is way lower than the proposed P334-increase by labor group ALU-TUCP, one of the petitioners

WAGE HIKE. An additional P25 will be given to Metro Manila minimum wage workers. Image courtesy of Shutterstock

Metro Manila workers expect at least P20 minimum wage hike in October

Sep 28, 2018 - 11:02 AM

But labor groups say the P20 per day increase is a measly amount and not enough to help workers cope with the rising prices of goods

HIKE. The labor department announced that Metro Manila minimum wage earners will soon have a pay hike. Rappler file photo

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

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

Minimum wages go up in Central Luzon, Cagayan Valley

May 01, 2016 - 2:29 PM

All minimum wages in the country will thus be higher than the poverty threshold says Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz

California raising minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022

Mar 29, 2016 - 3:25 PM

Labor advocates say the increase will help millions of families but some lawmakers warn it will only hurt the job market

epa05019836 Hundreds of low wage and minimum wage workers and activists demonstrate outside of a McDonalds fast food restaurant demanding an increase to the minimum wage to 15 US dollars an hour in downtown Los Angeles, California, USA, 10 November 2015. Workers across the United States held protest in a national day of action to raise the minimum wage. EPA/MIKE NELSON

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

DOLE approves P5 to P12 wage increase in Bicol region starting December 25

Dec 21, 2015 - 9:03 PM

The new rates apply to all minimum wage earners in the private sector regardless of their position

File photo by 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

Labor group pushes for P92 wage increase in Central Visayas

Jul 22, 2015 - 8:00 AM

The proposed wage hike is too high says the head of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry Let us not kill each other Let us survive together

Rappler file photo by Roy Lagarde

IN PHOTOS: Saleslady

May 01, 2014 - 1:42 PM

On Labor Day we pay tribute to the ladies who smile at us and serve us all day as we buy goods to our liking

South African police disperse 3,000 'violent' miners

Feb 04, 2014 - 11:00 PM

The incident marks the first instance of major unrest in the sector wide strike now in its second week

'BETTER PAY.' South African miners hold up sticks and umbrellas during a strike in Marikana on January 30, 2014. Photo by Alexander Joe/AFP

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