Tag: Wage hike

Wage hike is best gift to workers on Labor Day — Jinggoy

MANILA, Philippines — With the soaring prices of fuel, food and consumer goods, former senator and UniTeam senatorial candidate Jinggoy Estrada on Thursday called on the country’s regional wage boards to approve wage hike petitions in time for Labor Day.

Jinggoy Estrada backs wage hike petitions

MANILA, Philippines — Former Senator Jinggoy Estrada on Monday called on the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) to hasten deliberations on various wage hike petitions filed by big labor groups in the country. In a statement, Estrada said millions of Filipino workers are suffering from the double whammy of the COVID-19 pandemic and soaring…
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Jinggoy Estrada supports TUCP minimum wage hike proposal for NCR workers

MANILA, Philippines — Former senator and Team Unity senatorial bet Jinggoy Estrada on Monday declared his support to the wage hike petition of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP). In a statement, Estrada said the wage increase is necessary since most Filipinos are suffering from the almost weekly hikes in oil prices that…
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Wage hike should come sooner than later—Jinggoy Estrada

Former senator Jinggoy Estrada on Friday said the country’s regional wage boards should expedite the study on possible wage increases amid the increases in the prices of fuel, food and other basic necessities. Estrada said that while he appreciates the instruction of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to study the wage hike, the target of…
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Jinggoy warns of ‘too little too late’ wage hike

MANILA, Philippines — Former senator Jinggoy Estrada said yesterday the country’s regional wage boards should fast-track the study on possible wage increases amid skyrocketing prices of fuel, food and other basic necessities. In a statement, Estrada said that while he appreciates the instruction of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to study the wage hike, the…
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Jinggoy Estrada on impending oil price hike: Gov’t must suspend fuel tax, increase wages or do both

MANILA, Philippines — Suspend the collection of excise taxes, implement a considerable minimum wage hike or do both. These are the options government can choose from to cushion the adverse impact on Filipinos of the enormous price hike that oil companies will impose this week, former Senator Jinggoy Estrada said Monday, March 7. Estrada said…
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Wage boards must grant daily wage petitions — Jinggoy

Senate President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada strongly urged regional wage boards to immediately review and eventually grant the salary petitions of workers as prices of basic goods and services have already risen since the last wage hike was implemented last year. Sen. Estrada notes that no petition for wage increase may be entertained within…
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