Earnings – Philippines

Savings in RP down 3% to P1.3 trillion in 2008

Published by rudy Date posted on February 8, 2010

MANILA, Philippines – Total savings in the Philippines retreated by more than three percent during the height of the global financial and economic downturn as well as soaring commodity prices in 2008.

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Pre-crisis Filipino savings had fallen–ADB

Published by rudy Date posted on December 7, 2009

THE pre-crisis savings rate in the Philippines had fallen amid accelerating consumption growth, according to an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.

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25% hike in paychecks of CH workers in 2010

Published by rudy Date posted on August 26, 2009

CEBU, Philippines – Good news to all City Hall and casual employees of Cebu City.

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Gwen: Incentives up for employees

Published by rudy Date posted on August 7, 2009

CEBU, Philippines – On the celebration of the province’s 440th founding anniversary yesterday, Governor Gwendolyn Garcia was in a giving mood.

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Workers’ pay slightly rose in Q1

Published by rudy Date posted on August 1, 2009

100,000 workers displaced since October THE AVERAGE compensation of a worker in the manufacturing sector slightly grew by 0.8 percent in the first quarter, despite thousands of jobs reportedly lost at the height of the global financial crisis, according to the National Statistical Coordination Board (NSCB).

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Joint Resolution No. 4

Published by rudy Date posted on June 20, 2009

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Pinoys need half-a-million pesos to stay in middle class

Published by rudy Date posted on June 10, 2009

NSCB says global crisis trimmed median-income group   A FILIPINO household has to earn close to half a million pesos this year to remain in the middleclass, according to the National Statistical Coordinating Board (NSCB).Romulo Virola, NSCB secretary-general, said the country’s middle class is likely to have shrunk in light of the global financial crisis.

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Government pay hike takes effect July 1

Published by rudy Date posted on June 9, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – Government employees will receive higher salaries starting July 1, Malacañang announced yesterday.

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Salary standardization scheme for government workers passed on 3rd reading

Published by rudy Date posted on May 29, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate approved Wednesday night Joint Resolution No. 26 seeking to increase the salaries and benefits of government employees to make them competitive with those of the private sector.

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Senate grants upgrade of Salary Standardization Law unanimous approval

Published by rudy Date posted on May 28, 2009

The Senate has passed the measure updating and upgrading the Salary Standardization Law, Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri said Wednesday.

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Solon lambasts Palace’s no wage hike policy, pushes P125 increase

Published by rudy Date posted on April 30, 2009

Anakpawis party-list Rep. Rafael Mariano yesterday assailed Malacañang for its continuing “no wage hike policy,” stressing “at this time of worsening economic crisis, it is far more just for the working class to demand a wage increase.”

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No wage hike on Labor Day – Palace

Published by rudy Date posted on April 26, 2009

MANILA, Philippines — President GloriaMacapagal-Arroyo is steering clear of demands for wage increases as part of the Labor Day celebration next week, Malacañang said on Saturday.

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Reduction of proposed teachers’ pay hike opposed

Published by rudy Date posted on April 21, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – Senators Loren Legarda and Manuel Villar Jr. cautioned yesterday members of the House of Representatives against reducing the proposed pay increase for teachers.

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Many Filipinos living on P90 a day, says ILO

Published by rudy Date posted on April 18, 2009

Many Filipinos and other workers in the Asian region are still living poorly, trying to make both ends meet with P90 a day, the International Labor Organization (ILO) reported Tuesday.

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Teachers want P9,000 pay hike

Published by rudy Date posted on April 16, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – Public school teachers’ groups are opposing a move by the House of Representatives to cut a proposed P9,000 increase in their pay to P6,000, saying it will put them at a pay level below policemen and soldiers in the government’s salary scheme.

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Inflation delivers two million Pinoys to poverty

Published by rudy Date posted on April 7, 2009

Study says poverty threshold rose MORE than two million Filipinos fell below the country’s poverty threshold because of the increases in the prices of rice and fuel, according to a government think tank.

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Enrile seeks reforms in salary, position of government employees

Published by rudy Date posted on April 5, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile filed yesterday a joint resolution urging President Arroyo to modify the existing compensation and position classification system of government employees to encourage civil servants to become more competitive.

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Slow growth of earnings alarms ADB

Published by rudy Date posted on March 20, 2009

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said the sluggish growth in earnings of Filipino workers over the last decade is “alarming,” particularly because the figures did not expand faster than the economic growth rate.

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TUCP appeals Wage Order No. NCR-14

Published by rudy Date posted on February 27, 2009

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Wage Order No. NCR-14

Published by rudy Date posted on February 26, 2009

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Petition for Wage Increase of P80 Daily at the National Capital Region

Published by rudy Date posted on February 25, 2009

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GMA leaves proposed wage hike moratorium to regional boards

Published by rudy Date posted on February 10, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – President Arroyo steered clear yesterday of calls for a moratorium on wage hikes and the grant of benefits to help employees cope with the global financial crisis.

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Church feels economic crunch

Published by rudy Date posted on January 6, 2009

The pews are filled but the offering boxes are not. Apparently, an increase in the number of churchgoers does not necessarily mean an increase in Mass collections.

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No wage hike in 2009 – DOLE

Published by rudy Date posted on December 29, 2008

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday ruled out the possibility of an increase in minimum wage rates next year.

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Teacher’s group worried over bonus shortfall

Published by rudy Date posted on December 15, 2008

A militant teachers group over the weekend asked Malacañang to ensure the distribution of the full amount of the P10,000 year-end performance bonus granted to all government employees, including thousands of public school teachers.

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State workers, pensioners get bonus

Published by rudy Date posted on December 13, 2008

State employees and pensioners will soon receive an early Christmas gift, Malacañang said yesterday.

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Call centers dangle fatter paychecks for skilled few

Published by rudy Date posted on June 30, 2006

CALL CENTERS are turning more and more to gimmicks and gadgets — aside from offering higher wages — to reel in the few skilled workers still looking for jobs, an industry official said.

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Labor’s Position Paper Seeking to Repeal Section 8 of the BMBE Law which Exempts BMBEs from Coverage of the Minimum Wage Law

Published by rudy Date posted on April 9, 2004

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