Various government workers’ unions have gathered to call for higher pay and better working conditions as they assail the apparent indifference of the Marcos Jr. administration to their plight.
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No rest for overworked, underpaid Filipino teachers, group says
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) said their colleagues have not had the chance to breathe since classes ended less than a month ago.
Union groups give Duterte’s performance a grade of ‘poor, poor, poor’
A local advertisement here in the Philippines once asked – where can your P20 bring you? For government workers here, it meant a measly salary increase in the last five years of President Rodrigo Duterte.
Gov’t workers assail rising cost of food, utilities amid low pay
Government workers held a protest today, Feb. 15 against the rising prices of staple goods and services, decrying that their salaries have remained low.
Teachers dismayed with promise of minimal salary hike
“‘A little bit bigger’ will not afford us decent lives and will not bring dignity to our profession.”
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.”
State employees, health workers march against ‘treacherous’ salary hike bill
“This is like a basketball game, and President Aquino wants to pass this law in the last two minutes of the game.”
‘Black Hearts Day’ | State workers to protest removal of mandated benefits
“On close scrutiny, the SSL 4 actually offers little, but takes away more from what we already have.”
APEC’s policy on unfair wage hike revealed in SSL 2015 — AWU
‘Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit will only further impose a more inhumane policy on wages and salaries of workers, employees and even professionals in all sectors.’
The fight for state workers wage hike
“The fact remains that workers in the government need salary increases because of the high costs of living, not because the DBM or Aquino says so. They need to pay hikes now, not in 2016.” – ACT Teachers’ Party Rep. Antonio Tinio
Budget cuts on incentive pay, an attack on workers rights – government employees
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Government employees call on the Aquino administration to honor their incentive pay, as recognized in the Salary Standardization Law III. “We are almost at the level of paralysis because there is money that can be allocated for social services and to augment the poor living conditions of…