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AMID PANDEMIC, SALARY HIKE FOR NURSES A WELCOME DEVELOPMENT SAYS PANGILINAN

Senator Kiko Pangilinan has welcomed the government’s decision to finally implement Section 32 of the Philippine Nursing Act of 2002 which raises the minimum monthly base pay of government nurses to Salary Grade 15 (SG-15). “This is a welcome development. Matagal nang batas ang Philippine Nursing Act of 2002, ngunit inabot ng 18 taon para […]

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NASECORE ALLEGATIONS VS NEA ADMINISTRATOR MASONGSONG ARE MALICIOUS — ELECTRIC COOPS

The Philippine Rural Electric Cooperatives Association, Inc. (PHILRECA), National Association of General Managers of Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (NAGMEC), and the National Center of Electric Cooperative Consumers, Inc. (NCECCO) slammed the National Association of Electric Consumers for Reforms, Inc. (NASECORE) over its “absolutely erroneous and outright malicious” allegations against National Electrification Administration (NEA) Administrator Edgardo R. […]

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DUTERTE CERTIFIES SALARY INCREASE FOR GOV’T EMPLOYEES AS URGENT – REVILLA

Senate Committee on Civil Service Chairman Ramon Bong Revilla, Jr. expressed his gratitude to President Rodrigo Duterte after certifying the Salary Standardization Law of 2019 as “urgent.” Revilla, who principally sponsored the measure, got the support of his fellow lawmakers in passing Senate Bill 1219 under Committee Report No. 26 jointly submitted by the Committees […]

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HOUSE PANEL APPROVES GOV’T WORKERS’ PAY HIKE – UNGAB

The House Committee on Appropriations has approved a measure proposing the salary increases for government workers starting in 2020. The panel, chaired by Davao City Rep. Isidro Ungab, approved the consolidated House Bill 5712, which proposes another round of salary increases for civilian government employees since the last tranche of the Salary Standardization Law (SSL) […]

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NURSES TO GET ANOTHER SALARY HIKE IN PROPOSED SSL – GO

Senator Bong Go has assured nurses that he will continue to prioritize their welfare and push for initiatives to improve quality and accessibility of healthcare services in the country. “Malaki ang diperensiya ng suweldo sa abroad at dito, pero nais kong dito na kayo magtrabaho para hindi kayo malayo sa mga pamilya ninyo,” Go said […]

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NURSES TO GET SALARY INCREASE EARLY NEXT YEAR – GO

Starting next year, nurses working in public health institutions will be enjoying a salary increase of not lower than that of salary grade 15 after the Senate Committee on Finance approved needed appropriations pursuant to a Supreme Court decision that upheld Section 32 of the Philippine Nursing Act of 2002. Senator Bong Go, Chair of […]

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UPHOLD SC RULING ON HIGHER PAY FOR NURSES – GO

Senator Bong Go said he supports the Supreme Court’s (SC) ruling to uphold Section 32 of the Republic Act (RA) 9173 or the “Philippine Nursing Act of 2002” which states that “the minimum base pay of nurses working in public health institutions shall not be lower than salary grade 15.” “Importante po sa atin ang […]

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IT IS TIME FOR TEACHERS TO GET SALARY INCREASE – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara has filed a bill that seeks to increase the salaries of public school teachers – a move that dovetails with the promise of President Rodrigo  Duterte – to the country’s 800,000 public school mentors that it will be their turn to get salary increases following the ones given to soldiers and police […]