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Workers slam ATM fee hike

Organized labor yesterday pressed for the suspension of the impending increase in fees for bank transactions done through automated teller machines (ATM), where many employers deposit the salaries of employees......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarAug 13th, 2019

Central Visayas workers to get pay hike

Minimum wage earners and domestic helpers in Central Visayas will receive a salary increase, the Department of Labor and Employment announced yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2019

Celac to seek reconsideration of P18 wage hike

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Labor Coalition (Celac) is planning to seek reconsideration of the P18 increase in the minimum wage for Central Visayas workers which the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB-7) approved on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. But first, Metudio “Boboy” Belarmino, Celac spokesperson, said that they will have to discuss […] The post Celac to seek reconsideration of P18 wage hike appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 27th, 2019

First-aid workers slam medic arrests at Hong Kong campus

HONG KONG – Hong Kong medical workers on Friday, November 22, expressed outrage over the arrests this week of a number of colleagues at a university campus occupied by pro-democracy protesters, and called on the government to allow them to do their jobs. Darren Mann, a city doctor, said that he ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 22nd, 2019

DBM to endorse EO on new salary hike for gov t workers

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is "open" to endorsing an executive order allowing a new round of salary hike for government workers for the period 2020 to 2022. At the Senate budget plenary deliberations on Tuesday, November 12, Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto questioned why the ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 12th, 2019

New wage hike for Eastern Visayas workers takes effect

As Wage Order No. RB VIII-21, “Prescribing New Minimum Wage Rates for Eastern Visayas”, takes effect on August 18, 2019, the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office VIII urges employers to immediately comply......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsNov 11th, 2019

Zamboanga domestic workers to get wage hike

The minimum salary of house helpers in the Zamboanga peninsula will increase by P1,000......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 9th, 2019

Salt Lake City to host NBA All-Star 2023

NBA press release SALT LAKE CITY – The NBA announced today that Salt Lake City has been selected to host NBA All-Star 2023. The 72nd NBA All-Star Game will take place at Vivint Smart Home Arena, home of the Utah Jazz, on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023 (Feb. 20, PHL time). This will mark the 30th anniversary of the 1993 NBA All-Star Game played in Salt Lake City. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver made the announcement today during a press conference at Vivint Smart Home Arena, where he was joined by Larry H. Miller (LHM) Group of Companies Owner and Chairman Gail Miller, LHM Group of Companies CEO Steve Starks, Utah Governor Gary Herbert and Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski. “Along with a rich basketball tradition, Salt Lake City has proven to be a world-class destination for large-scale events and sports competitions,” said Silver. “I want to thank the Miller Family and the Utah Jazz organization for their commitment to hosting our All-Star festivities and to developing a program that will leave a lasting impact on the community.” “The return of the NBA All-Star Game to Salt Lake City is a tremendous honor and an opportunity for us to welcome back the NBA family for one of basketball’s biggest events,” said Miller. “The memory of John Stockton and Karl Malone sharing MVP honors 30 years ago remains strong. We are excited to create new memories for this generation of NBA fans in a place that loves to celebrate basketball.” “We are excited to bring NBA All-Star 2023 to Salt Lake City and Utah,” said Starks. “We have civic and community partners who are engaged and committed to making our celebration very special. Vivint Smart Home Arena is an ideal host venue after our recent $125 million renovation, which focused on enhancing the guest experience. With the close proximity of the Salt Palace Convention Center and Huntsman Center as facilities, NBA fans will enjoy a dynamic downtown atmosphere.” “I am very proud of our people and our state, and hosting NBA All-Star 2023 is a fitting tribute to the Miller Family and Utah Jazz organization,” said Herbert. “We look forward to showcasing our state in an unforgettable way. It’s true that nature played favorites with Utah. Visitors can hike or bike in red-rock Moab in the morning, ski at Park City in the afternoon, and attend NBA All-Star events at night for a robust Utah experience.” “Salt Lake City is a vibrant, diverse, and culturally-rich community that knows how to celebrate the experience of sport,” said Biskupski. “Our 2002 Olympic Winter Games remain the standard against which all other Games are measured. Our selection as the NBA All-Star 2023 host is a testament to Salt Lake City as a sought-after destination for major conventions, sports and entertainment events, and new business.” NBA All-Star oncourt events will tip off on Friday, Feb. 17 (Feb. 18, PHL time) at Vivint Smart Home Arena and will culminate with the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday, Feb. 19 (Feb. 20, PHL time). Additional programming for fans of all ages will take place at venues throughout the city, including the Salt Palace Convention Center and Huntsman Center on the University of Utah campus. The league will also continue to celebrate its tradition and commitment to social responsibility with a full schedule of NBA Cares and Diversity & Inclusion events during NBA All-Star 2023. Through partnerships with schools, government, and local and national nonprofit organizations, the league will reach thousands of children and families in Salt Lake City and the surrounding areas and provide critical resources to community-based programs. In 2023, TNT will be televising the All-Star Game in prime time for the 21st consecutive year, marking Turner Sports’ 38th year of All-Star coverage. The game will be broadcast worldwide in more than 200 countries and territories and more than 40 languages. NBA ALL-STAR HISTORY IN UTAH Salt Lake City previously hosted NBA All-Star at the Delta Center in 1993, when the Western Conference defeated the Eastern Conference 135-132 in overtime in the 43rd All-Star Game. Karl Malone and John Stockton of the hometown Jazz became the first teammates to share the All-Star MVP award. Malone led the West with 28 points, while Stockton notched nine points and 15 assists.  The San Antonio Spurs’ David Robinson added 21 points and 10 rebounds for the West, which overcame a game-high 30 points from the Chicago Bulls’ Michael Jordan. This was the final All-Star Game for the Detroit Pistons’ Isiah Thomas and the first for Orlando Magic rookie Shaquille O’Neal. The Charlotte Hornets’ Larry Johnson became the first player in franchise history to appear in an All-Star Game. Mark Price of the Cleveland Cavaliers won the Three-Point Contest, ending a three-year reign by the Chicago Bulls’ Craig Hodges. Price would win it again in 1994. The Miami Heat’s Harold Miner won the first of his two Slam Dunk Contest titles. Salt Lake City was home for the Utah Stars of the American Basketball Association from 1970-75 and hosted the 1973 ABA All-Star Game at The Salt Palace. The Eastern Conference team in the 1973 ABA All-Star Game included NBA legend Julius Erving and was coached by Hall of Famer Larry Brown......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2019

Western Visayas workers to get wage hike

Minimum wage earners in Western Visayas will get a salary increase......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2019

Labor groups slam House bill proposing 2-year probationary period for workers

MANILA, Philippines – Labor groups rejected a proposed House bill seeking to extend the probationary period of workers over 3 times from 6 months to 2 years, warning that its implementation would only worsen contractualization. Labor groups Defend Job Philippines, Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), and Bukluran ng Manggagawang ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 18th, 2019

Dismissed Ceres workers slam illegal retrenchment

BACOLOD CITY: Some 30 employees of Ceres-Vallacar Transit Inc (VTI) on Tuesday slammed their illegal termination from work. In a press conference at the Negros Press Club, the terminated workers…READ.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 1st, 2019

P1.6-B hike in House budget to also benefit Batasan workers, facilities

MANILA, Philippines – Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano clarified that the P1.6-billion increase in the House of Representatives' proposed internal budget for 2020 would also fund the salary increases of congressional workers and the planned improvement of facilities.   Speaking before members of the Congressional Spouses Foundation Incorporated, Cayetano slammed ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2019

JOs, casual workers at Dgte City Hall to get pay hike

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 17 (PIA) -- All Job Order workers and Casual employees in the city government of Dumaguete will receive across-the-board wage increase beginning November 2019.Mayor Fel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2019

JOs, casual workers at Dgte City Hall to get pay hike

DUMAGUETE CITY, Sept. 17 (PIA) -- All Job Order workers and Casual employees in the city government of Dumaguete will receive across-the-board wage increase beginning November 2019.Mayor Fel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2019

Lawmaker hits meager pay hike for state workers

The planned five-percent annual salary increase in the next three years for government workers “is just a pittance,” Rep. Carlos Zarate of Bayan Muna said yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 21st, 2019

Teachers take fight for salary hike to Senate

Following the passage of the proposed 2020 budget at the House committee on appropriations, teachers have turned to senators to air their call for a substantial salary hike for government workers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 11th, 2019

Pay hike for goverment workers backed

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives yesterday expressed support for the proposed increase in salary of all government employees......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 5th, 2019

DBM to submit proposal for new gov t salary hike to Congress

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) said it would submit to Congress in October the proposal for a fresh round of salary increases for civilian government workers, as the  Salary Standardization Law  (SSL) expires this year. In his first media briefing on Tuesday, August 27, Acting Secretary Wendel ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 27th, 2019

Pay hike for government workers not enough — teachers

The estimated 10 percent salary hike that government workers may receive next year will not be enough to offset the impact of high inflation and new taxes imposed by the government, according to the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT)......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 25th, 2019

State workers may get new pay hike next year

More than one million government officials and employees, including President Duterte, may get a new round of salary increase next year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 21st, 2019

‘Biased’ SSL should not be basis for pay hike – gov’t workers

A salary increase, the group said, should adhere to social justice tenet of providing workers with living wages. The post ‘Biased’ SSL should not be basis for pay hike – gov’t workers appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 26th, 2019