The Filipino nurses continue to call for the release of the remaining allowances, salary hikes for health workers, and the priority of the health sector under Marcos Jr.’s administration. This was after their initial victory of the promised COVID-19 health allowances approved by the Department of Budget and Management.
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Festive but defiant, teachers call for better wage
“It’s the low salary that is pushing teachers to go out in the streets and protest.”
Why teachers are joining United People’s SONA
In this video, public school teacher Roel Mape shares how they carry out their commitment of providing quality education beyond the four walls of the classroom, including why they are joining this year’s United People’s SONA.
Public school teachers hold NCR-wide sit-down strike for substantial salary increase
“Teachers are drowning in debt.”
Public school teachers to hold sit-down strike
“Join us in our strike on Nov. 29 and show this government our rage.”
Public school teachers storm Palace to press for pay hike
“Even the Duterte regime could not deny that working people, including teachers, badly need economic relief. But we cannot fill our families’ stomachs with Duterte’s pompous talk and empty recognition.”
Government employees reiterate call for salary increase, end to contractualization
The ACT Teachers Party filed on Feb. 21 House Bill 7211, An Act Increasing the Minimum Salaries of Public School Teachers and other Government Employees and Augmenting the Personnel Economic Relief Allowance (PERA).
Black Hearts Day | Health workers slam CPD law, delayed release of bonus
Black hearts, they said, signify the government’s lack of concern for the plight of health workers, most of whom suffer from long hours of work with not enough take home pay. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA — On Valentine’s Day health workers took to the streets with their calls written in black hearts…
Caught up in loans | A teacher’s story
“It would be good if she [Education Secretary Eleanor Briones] would go to the ground and see our condition herself.”
Public school teachers slam loan deductions from salaries
Some teachers received salaries amounting to only P200.
State workers demand end to contractualization
There are 2.3 million government employees in the Philippines, and 720,000 are non-regulars or contractual workers under different names, such as job order, emergency-hired, memorandum of agreement (MOA)-hired workers, and contract of services.