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New wage hike takes effect on Dec. 7

November 23, 2012


SOME Christmas cheer is coming for private sector workers in Central Visayas as the P22 minimum wage increase takes effect on on Dec. 7, the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) said yesterday. DOLE Regional Director Ma. Gloria Tango said Wage Order No. VII-17 containing the P22 minimum wage increase was published […]

How much more will Cebu workers get?

November 9, 2012


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, […]

Transport groups seek minimum fare hike

August 31, 2012


A transport group is proposing a P1.50 jeepney fare hike as the price of diesel surpassed P46 per liter. Ryan Benjamin Yu, head of the  Cebu Integrated Transport Service Cooperative (Citrasco) and chairman of the 1-United Transport Kaolisyon (1-UTAK) in Central Visayas, said the increase in minimum jeepney fare is just fair as the series […]

Motion for recon to delay wage hike hearing–exec

August 19, 2012


by Jhunnex Napallacan, Correspondent   A public hearing on two pending wage increase petitions will be delayed pending resolution of a motion for reconsideration filed by a management representative in the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB). Regional Director Ma. Gloria Tango of the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) said lawyer […]

‘P125 wage bid unrealistic’

May 3, 2012


Officials of the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) yesterday defended President Benigno Aquino III’s decision not to approve a P125 across-the-board wage increase. In an interview, Regional Director Ma. Gloria Tango of the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) said the P125 wage increase sought by labor groups […]

Job fair hirings trickle labor eyes wage hike

May 2, 2012


WHILE government labor agencies held job fairs and talked about the employment picture, labor groups took to the streets and aired anew their demands for higher wages and job security in yesterday’s annual Labor Day observance. About 178 job seekers were hired on the spot out of 5,900 registered applicants in four areas of job […]

Cebu operators, drivers insist on P9 PUJ fare

April 12, 2012


  Cebu transport groups insisted that jeepney fares start at P9 to cope with the rising cost of fuel and vehicle maintenance. The Cebu Integrated Transport Services Cooperative stood by its petition for a P1.50 fare rate increase in a public hearing held yesterday at the Cebu Normal University. A P.50 provisional increase was earlier […]

Three Cebu universities to hike tuition this year

April 11, 2012


Three major universities in Cebu City will increase tuition by at least 6.5 percent this coming 2012-2013 school year. The move followed an earlier announcement of 26 private elementary and secondary schools in Central Visayas to raise their tuition for the coming school year. The University of San Jose Recoletos (USJ-R) will implement a 6.5 […]

Cebu, C. Visayas schools set to increase tuition next year

April 9, 2012


AT least 26 private elementary and secondary schools in Central Visayas, mostly in Cebu, will implement an increase in tuition and other fees for school year 2011-2012. While the increase ranges from four to 42 percent, the Department of Education in Central Visayas (DepEd-7) said the figures may double after the May 15 deadline for […]

Oslob rate increase is temporary

April 5, 2012


    Regional Director Rowena Montecillo of the Department of Tourism said the April 15 rate increase for whale shark tourists is “temporary” until results of an ongoing study by marine experts tapped by the Cebu provincial government is done. “Initially during the meeting with the Technical Working Committee, the move was to totally ban […]