Salaries and Wages

17 May 2022 – EDITORIAL – Workers and micro enterprises

Published by rudy Date posted on May 17, 2022

Philippine Star – May 17, 2022 | 12:00am Happy employees are generally more productive. Keeping employees happy through proper compensation, however, depends on the capacity of the employer to pay and the viability of the business. After two years of pandemic lockdowns, most businesses are still struggling to get back on their feet, and are…

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Central Visayas workers to get pay hike

Published by rudy Date posted on December 4, 2019

by Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) – 4 Dec 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Minimum wage earners and domestic helpers in Central Visayas will receive a salary increase, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) announced yesterday.

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It’s time to nix the two-week pay cycle

Published by rudy Date posted on December 6, 2018

By STEVE BARHA, Dec 6, 2018 There’s a general preconception about the kind of person who struggles to make ends meet between paychecks: low income, marginally employed, entry level. Maybe it’s a single mom working two or three jobs to support her kids, or maybe it’s a student working part time and shouldering loads of…

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Philippine salary increases slow down but bonuses slightly up

Published by rudy Date posted on March 13, 2017

By SMBWorld Asia Editors, Mar 13, 2017 Employee salaries in the Philippines’ private sector increased only by 5% year-on-year, on average, according to a report released by Willis Towers Watson. In the recently completed Philippine Total Compensation Survey, the 5% increase is a little lower compared to what companies have been budgeting for merit increase…

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Guidelines issued on grant of bonuses to gov’t workers

Published by rudy Date posted on March 12, 2017

(The Philippine Star), Mar 12, 2017 “To heighten public accountability and transparency, promote greater collaboration among agencies, and ensure accessible and convenient delivery of services to the Filipino people, the government is refocusing the Results-Based Performance Management System (RBPMS), along with incentive component – the Performance-Based Incentive System (PBIS),” the DBM said in memorandum circular…

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Widening gap between rural, urban wages explained

Published by rudy Date posted on July 31, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – Experts on political economy have warned that the wide disparity in rural and urban wages remained a roadblock to achieving inclusive, broad-based development, despite the country’s 7.8 percent growth in first quarter.

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