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Labor group files P90 wage hike business says it’s untimely

March 22, 2012


WITH a minimum fare rate of P8 approved by the government last Tuesday, a labor group filed a petition for a wage increase for Central Visayas workers yesterday afternoon. The Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) in Central Visayas filed a P90 across-the-board daily wage increase before the Regional Tripartite Wages and […]

Wage order to affect small businesses, trader warns

October 3, 2011


THE P20 minimum wage increase that took effect last month will hit small and medium businesses the hardest, a Cebuano business leader warned yesterday. Samuel Chioson, Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) president, said businesses like single owner or family type businesses like Internet cafes and eateries may be forced to lay off workers […]

Church-labor dialogue

September 13, 2011


A NATIONWIDE conference between church representatives and labor led by Cebu Archbishop Jose Palma and labor groups will be held in Cebu City today. Gary Martinez, spokesperson of the Church People-Workers Solidarity (CPWS), said the national conference will provide a venue for labor groups nationwide to ventilate their concerns. “In our current situation, profit is […]

City dad seeks more labor reps in wage board

September 2, 2011


A CEBU City councilor is proposing to have more labor sector representatives in the Regional Tripartite Wage Productivity Board (RTWPB) to make sure that the labor sector is protected. Cebu City Councilor Alvin Dizon said the recently approved P20 increase in the daily minimum wage for Central Visayas was glaring proof that the board’s current […]

Floor wage hiked to P305 daily for Metro Cebu

September 1, 2011


Workers in Central Visayas will receive an additional P20 in the minimum daily wage before the end of September. With a vote of 4-2 , the Regional Tripatite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) approved the P20 hike in the daily floor wage for workers in the provinces of Cebu, Bohol, Negros Oriental […]

P20 wage increase for Central Visayas

August 31, 2011


by Candeze R. Mongaya, Reporter Cebu Daily News/ Breaking News WORKERS in Central Visayas will receive an additional P20 increase in their daily minimum wage by the end of this month. The amount approved by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) in its closed door meeting early today increases the […]