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Organized labor wants wage hike

The Kilusang Mayo Uno yesterday expressed its intent to file another wage petition to increase the daily take-home pay of workers nationwide amid soaring prices of basic commodities......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJan 21st, 2021

Labor group files P100 wage hike petition

Labor group Defend Jobs Philippines yesterday filed a formal petition seeking a P100 across-the-board wage increase for workers nationwide......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

Labor groups seek wage hike, halt to mass termination

Labor groups yesterday called for a wage increase and a halt in mass termination of workers nationwide......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 8th, 2021

Bello wants P6,000 minimum wage for all kasambahays

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III floated Thursday a proposal to hike the minimum wage of kasambahays or household workers nationwide to P6,000 a month......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 17th, 2020

DiskarTech launches new programs for labor sector

Overseas Filipino workers, teachers, entrepreneurs, and low-wage earners stand to benefit in a string of new programs launched yesterday by DiskarTech, the inclusive super app of Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Some minimum wage workers, OFWs to get COVID-19 vaccine on Labor Day

Some minimum wage workers and overseas Filipino workers under the fourth priority group will get vaccinated against COVID-19 on Labor Day, Malacañang announced......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2021

P100 emergency wage increase rejected; ‘heartless’ says labor group

Amid increasing prices of staple goods and a stricter lockdown in place, workers group called the labor department's rejection of a P100-emergency wage relief petition “heartless.” The post P100 emergency wage increase rejected; ‘heartless’ says labor group appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 30th, 2021

No P100 wage hike for workers nationwide

Workers in the National Capital Region and other areas in the country are not getting any increase in their daily take home pay, at least for now......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 29th, 2021

25,226 Pinoys became jobless in January; wage subsidy pressed

Some 25,226 individuals permanently lost their jobs last January alone amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

Workers& rsquo; wage subsidy lacks funds& mdash;DOLE

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has asked for more funds for wage subsidies this year for workers who lost their jobs or suffered a loss in income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2021

Inflation-hit workers rather tighten belts than risk lay off with wage hike

A spike in inflation would typically prompt Filipino workers to call for a wage hike. But not this year......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2021

2-3 million MSME workers to benefit from proposed wage subsidy program — DOLE

  MANILA, Philippines — Two to three million workers of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) may benefit from the P52-billion wage subsidy program being proposed by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Monday. “Ang budgetary request namin ay P52 billion. Kapag maapprove ‘yan we hope to retain […] The post 2-3 million MSME workers to benefit from proposed wage subsidy program — DOLE appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2021

Jobs not wage hike — retailers group

We all know that many Filipinos have lost their precious jobs and they should be prioritized The post Jobs not wage hike — retailers group appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2021

Voting process opens for Amazon warehouse union vote

The voting process opened Monday for Amazon workers at a large US distribution center in a union drive in a major test for organized labor and Big Tech......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2021

SSS premium hike reset eyed

A bill seeking to suspend the scheduled increase in Social Security System (SSS) contribution rate was filed in the Senate. During the Laging Handa Briefing Monday, Senate Labor and Employment Committee chair Joel Villanueva disclosed that he filed Senate Bill 1965 which suspends the increase in SSS members’ contribution as imposed by the Social Security […] The post SSS premium hike reset eyed appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021

DOLE seeks to prioritize OFWs, minimum wage earners in list for COVID-19 vaccination

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is seeking to include overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and minimum wage earners among the top priorities in receiving vaccines for coronavirus disease. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello II said Sunday that OFWs are currently ranked 12th among those prioritized for the immunization program against COVID-19. “Sa […] The post DOLE seeks to prioritize OFWs, minimum wage earners in list for COVID-19 vaccination appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 20th, 2020

Mga OFW, minimum wage earner unahin sa bakuna

Hiniling ng labor department sa pamahalaan na maisama ang mga minimum wage earner at mga overseas Filipino worker sa mga bibigyang prayoridad sa bakuna laban sa COVID-19. The post Mga OFW, minimum wage earner unahin sa bakuna first appeared on Abante......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsDec 20th, 2020

Wage subsidy for workers sought

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) has appealed to the government to provide an P11,000 monthly wage subsidy to the “new poor” workers severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. In observance of Bonifacio Day Monday, the labor group sought the financial aid for the millions of workers who lost their jobs as well as […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsNov 30th, 2020

54 distressed firms, businesses exempt from wage hike in R-12

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 22 October) – At least 54 distressed companies and business establishments in Region 12 have been granted exemptions in the last five months from the implementation of the additional P10 wage increase for private workers in the area. Jessie dela Cruz, secretary of the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2020

Senators, workers hit plan to defer 13th month payment

Senators and organized labor hit yesterday the proposal of the Department of Labor and Employment to allow distressed employers to defer the release of the 13th month pay to their workers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 9th, 2020

Hike healthworkers’ salary and they will stay, says Labor secretary

The Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) on Tuesday urged the government to hike the salary of nurses that would convince them to stay and give their services in the country amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In a television interview, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III explained that salary upgrade for nurses is long overdue, […] The post Hike healthworkers’ salary and they will stay, says Labor secretary appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2020