Tags: Wage Hike

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“Since July 2010, skyrocketing commodity prices coupled with stagnant wages have eroded workers’ wages in lightning speed, which is unmatched by the previous administration,” said EILER executive director Anna Leah Escresa.

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat.com The March 4-7 survey of the Social Weather Station, which it made exclusively for Business World, showed that 20.5 percent of respondents or an estimated 4.2 million families experienced hunger at least once in the past three months. This represents an increase from the 18.5 percent or an estimated 3.4 million…

14 April 2011 Media Release MANILA — “The government’s promise of granting meager wage hikes will only ignite bigger protests in the coming days.” This was the statement of multisectoral alliance Koalisyon ng Progresibong Manggagawa at Mamamayan today as it launched a Metro-wide noise barrage dubbed “Kalampagan para sa Dagdag-sahod na Makabuluhan at Laban sa…

PRESS RELEASE A militant group, which includes young workers and professionals among its ranks, today rejected proposals to pass a minimum wage increase through regional wage boards as ‘doomed to failure’. Members of Anakbayan joined workers today in a series of noise barrages all over Metro Manila to call for a ‘significant’ wage hike to…