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UP Diliman supports call for P16,000 national minimum salary

MANILA — The University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) community under the banner of All Workers’ Unity – UPD expressed full support for the call to peg the national minimum wage of all workers at P16,000 (US$358) a month. Faculty members, researchers, employees, drivers, vendors, residents and UPD officials led by Chancellor Michael L. Tan…

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — On Fridays, Naneth Pascual, an employee of the Department of Agrarian Reform, said most of the rank and file employees of the government agency hop from one table to another, hoping that they could borrow money from their colleagues so they could make ends meet for the…


MANILA — Employees of the National Housing Authority (NHA) are against plans of the Benigno Aquino government to privatize housing services and to create a Department of Housing and Urban Development. NHA employees and urban poor organizations under the Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) have been fighting against moves to privatize public housing and legislative proposals on the same since the year 2000 and since the 9th Congress. (Text by Ina Alleco R. Silverio; Photos courtesy of Consolidated Union of Employees (CUE-NHA) / bulatlat.com)

Government employees belonging to the militant group COURAGE today advised incoming president Benigno Aquino III to spare the rank and file employees in the expected shuffle following the turnover of power come June 30. In a statement, COURAGE National President Ferdinand Gaite cited the case of the Official Palace cooks, food handlers, waiters, kitchen staff,…