How much more will Cebu workers get?

Posted on November 9, 2012

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Workers in Metro Cebu, which belongs to Class A, will receive P327 a day instead of P305 once the new wage order takes effect.

Those working outside the metropolis fall under different categories at a lower rate.

Class A covers cities of Cebu, Mandaue, Lapu-lapu, Danao, Naga, Carcar and Talisay along with towns of Compostela, Consolacion, Cordova, Liloan, Minglanilla and San Fernando.

The current floor wage in other areas depending on their classification ranges from P240 (for non-sugar agriculture workers in Class D areas) to P285 (for non-agriculture workers for Class B areas).

The P22 increase will be added to each level.

Class B includes cities of Toledo and Bogo and the other towns of Cebu except Bantayan and Camotes Islands.

Class C covers Bohol and Negros province. Class D includes Siquijor and Bantayan and Camotes Islands of Cebu.

Workers are also classified as agricultural (sugar and non-sugar) and non-agricultural.

 

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