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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…

The Confederation for the Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees (Courage) says that the proposed salary adjustment by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is totally unfair for the 1.4 million employees who toil for almost 12 hours everyday despite the low salary. BY NOEL SALES BARCELONA Bulatlat During the Sept. 3 National…

One only needs to look at government data to see the basis for a substantial wage hike, and one only needs to do simple mathematical computations to prove the anti-poor character of the proposed 10-percent wage hike for government employees. BY DANILO ARAÑA ARAO ANALYSIS Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 11, April 20-26, 2008 Unlike in…