By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Government employees criticized President Benigno S. Aquino III’s proposed $234.9 million Miscellaneous Personnel Benefits Fund for 2012, saying that it was “unconscionable considering the deplorable poverty experienced by government employees and the people.” “We are enraged over such a large amount appropriated solely for Aquino’s pork barrel,…
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Government Employees Call for P6,000 salary hike, Revocation of Executive Order No. 7
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“Even if the remaining adjustments for 2012 under the SSL 3 is released this year, this will only mean a new minimum pay of P9,000 (US$209). This is not even half of the P29,000 (US$674) monthly cost of living. As it is, we have yet to receive the increase and yet the amount is already lost to inflation”. – Wage Fight! Alliance
Filipino Educators Demand for Just Compensation, Humane Working Conditions on World Teachers’ Day
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
The meager salary of teachers remains as one of the most pressing concerns confronting Philippine education.