Eastern Visayas Workers Get Another Pay Hike

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) started implementing the additional PHP10 daily minimum wage to private workers in Eastern Visayas on Tuesday. The amount represents the second tranche of the wage adjustment approved last year by the board for the region’s thousands of workers, said RTWPB chairman Yahya Centi, regional director of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). The first tranche adding PHP10 to the daily pay was approved on July 22, 2019, and took effect on Aug. 18 or after 15 days. Through Wage Order No. 21, the board ruled to implement the second round of…

Spotlight

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Visayas News

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Sports News

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Local News

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World News

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Tech

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Motoring

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Entertainment

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Travel

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Drink & Dine

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The Talk

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