By MARILOU AGUIRRE-TUBURAN Davao Today Reposted by Bulatlat.com DAVAO CITY, Philippines — The Philippines was recently reported to be the third country in the world that has the lowest salary increases. And that news is not farfetched when Davao workers say they are working harder but are being paid lesser. Luis Luchavez, a tireman for…
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YEARENDER: Economic Lessons from 2011 for 2012
By SONNY AFRICA
The Philippines can’t rely on the world economy and old globalization policies to drive economic growth and development.
P125-Wage Hike and Arroyo’s Economic Boom
If Pres. Arroyo wants to talk about “social payback from the booming economy”, the only acceptable and meaningful social payback that Filipino workers deserve today is a substantial wage increase complemented by price controls, tax reforms, and drastic increases in social services spending BY ARNOLD PADILLA Ibon Foundation Posted by Bulatlat In a televised forum…