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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.”

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…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Empty lies and pure rhetoric. According to the Confederation for Unity, Advancement and Recognition of Government Employees (COURAGE) , these are what comprise Malacañang’s post-Labor Day announcement. On May 1, Palace spokespersons said that President Benigno Aquino III has approved a salary adjustment for government workers and that it…

By RITCHE T. SALGADO
Public school teachers in Cebu not only have to contend with low pay and backbreaking work – they are forced to make do in their classrooms, in many instances spending their own money on their students’ needs. Worse, the Department of Education frowns upon these teachers’ efforts to organize themselves and improve their plight.

BY BULATLAT A group of teachers praised several legislators for continuing to push for a P9,000 or (US$185.99) salary increase for public school teachers. Antonio Tinio, national chairman of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) commended lawmakers Luz Ilagan, Liza Maza, Teofisto Guingona III, and Rufus Rodriguez for their ‘determined efforts’ in pushing for a…

The progressive alliance of government employees, teachers and health workers—the All Government Employees’ Unity—assailed Joint Resolution No. 24 or the Salary Standardization Law Part 3 which was proposed by Budget Secretary Rolando Andaya Jr. and was endorsed in the 14th Congress by House Speaker Prospero Nograles, saying it is divisive and deceptive. BY NOEL SALES…