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NURSES IN SORSOGON TO GET PAY HIKE – ESCUDERO

The provincial government of Sorsogon has started implementing a budget circular that will increase the salaries of nurses working in public hospitals, as part of the Salary Standardization Law (SSL) 5 which takes effect this January. Governor Francis Escudero said 139 nurses deployed to nine public hospitals run by the provincial government will be the […]

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GOV’T WORKERS GET BIGGER TAKE-HOME PAY WITH SSL-5 – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara welcomes the enactment of the Salary Standardization Law-5 (SSL-5), saying public servants can now expect a bigger take-home pay to help them cope with their daily expenses. The chair of the Senate Committee on Finance said that under the new law, the fifth round of salary increases will be given in four tranches […]

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PAY HIKE TO ADDRESS LABOR SHORTAGE IN CONSTRUCTION SECTOR – LOPEZ

Offering higher wages in the construction industry will address the shortage of skilled labor in the sector, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said. Lopez told reporters that construction companies are now hiking wages to ensure that there will be no delays in their projects due to manpower shortage. “We see it happening.” “We see it happening, because […]

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NOTHING TO WORRY ABOUT DUTERTE’S HEALTH CONDITION – GO

Senator Bong Go aided victims of a fire incident in Brgy. Sun Valley, NAIA, Pasay City where 60 houses were razed and 102 families, comprising of 798 individuals, were affected. Accompanying Go to provide government assistance to the victims were representatives from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO), […]

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INCREASE PAY OF PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONALS – GO

During the 86th National Annual Convention of the Philippine Public Health Association, Inc., Senator Bong Go vowed to push for the pay increase of public health professionals and other civilian government workers. Attending the event were professionals from the public health system including doctors, nurses, midwives, barangay health workers, sanitation inspectors, and administrative staff. “One […]

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GIVE BARANGAY OFFICIALS BETTER PAY, BENEFITS – ANGARA

Barangay officials and employees are the nation’s frontline workers and yet what they are receiving is not commensurate to the roles that they play. “Barangays should be given more attention by the national government.” Senator Sonny Angara said barangays should be given more attention by the national government as the country’s basic political unit and […]

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PAY HIKE OF TEACHERS, GOV’T EMPLOYEES TOP MY LEGISLATIVE AGENDA – GO

Senator-elect Bong Go laid down his priority bills for the Filipino people once he is seated in the Senate, with the increase of public school teachers’ salaries on top. Go bared his plan to increase the salary of public-school teachers after the implementation of the fourth and final tranche of their compensation adjustment in 2019 […]