Government workers held a protest today, Feb. 15 against the rising prices of staple goods and services, decrying that their salaries have remained low.
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“‘A little bit bigger’ will not afford us decent lives and will not bring dignity to our profession.”
“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.”
“This is like a basketball game, and President Aquino wants to pass this law in the last two minutes of the game.”
“On close scrutiny, the SSL 4 actually offers little, but takes away more from what we already have.”
‘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 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
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…