Government employees could have another salary increase in 2016

Government employees can look forward to another salary increase next year before President Aquino’s term ends.

A total of P50.6 billion was included in the proposed P3.002-trillion national budget for 2016 for the possible increase in the salaries of government workers.

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad said a proposal for the wage increase is still being finalized.

"I think a P3,000 average per month increase is the floor being sought. And I have to stress the fact that I am using an average here. It may not also be uniform because of the varying salary rates," Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto explained. Continue reading on


Gov't workers to get better pay soon – Malacañang

Government workers may soon expect an increase in their salaries following efforts to standardize the pay of government-owned corporations.

In a radio interview on Saturday, October 24, deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte cited President Benigno Aquino III, who said in a forum last week that the government is considering a new round of salary standardization increases. Continue reading on

PNoy wants gov't workers' salaries to match 70% of private employees' pay

Philippines - Government employees' salaries should be equal to at least 70 percent of the pay received by their counterparts in the private sector, President Benigno Aquino III said.

During the thanksgiving celebration and national assembly of the Tarlac First Baptist Church on Sunday, Aquino lamented the huge gap between the salaries of government employees and private workers once they are promoted. Continue reading on

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