Tags: Public School Teachers

Salary increases for soldiers, police, but not for teachers, government employees

“Civilian employees will be left far behind by their armed counterparts although they have similar, even higher qualifications, or have spent equal, even more years in government service.”

Public school teachers assert continuing professional dev’t as right

ACT asserts that CPD is a right and should given as free social service, instead of adding burden to already-cash-strapped professionals, particularly, public schools teachers. The group was apprehensive that the program will be privatized as it was not explicitly stated in the recently-issued IRR that CPD program could be given free.

“Not only is it a dishonor, it is also an injustice to our teachers to teach amid conditions of scarcity and slave-like compensation. This is something that President Aquino should have learned in his years of study in Ateneo.” – Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Luzviminda Ilagan

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Some 300 teachers from all over Quezon City, Manila, Taguig, Malabon, Caloocan and Pasig marched from the Sandigan Bayan offices to the House of Representatives on March 15, 2011 and called on lawmakers to support, approve and pass House Bill 2142, or” An Act Upgrading the Minimum Salary of…