Data from the National Wages
and Productivity Commission (NWPC) show that the Ilocos region currently has the highest minimum-wage rate for HSWs with P3,500 to P4,500.
The National Wages
and Productivity Commission said domestic workers would receive a monthly pay of P3,500 after the regional wage board issued an order granting an increase of P1,000.
The P20 wage increase will be effective after 15 days from general publication of the wage order which is currently with the National Wages
and Productivity Commission for further comments.
The order will be submitted for confirmation to the National Wages
and Productivity Commission, and is expected to be published in August.
The new wage order was sent to the National Wages
and Productivity Commission on July 23 for review.
The recognition was done during the culmination of the 2019 Productivity Olympics held at the Marco Polo Hotel on July 5 by the National Wages
and Productivity Commission of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-NWPC) in coordination with all its Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB).
In line with the National Wages
Consultative Council Act 2011 (Act 732) requirement, the rate was reviewed on July 1, 2016 with minimum wage being increased to RM1,000 a month (RM4.81 per hour) in Peninsular, while RM920 a month (RM4.42 per hour) in Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan.
The forum, which was held at the corporate headquarters of the airspace agency, provided an opportunity for the airspace agency team, led by Captain Fola Akinkuotu, to engage the leadership of aviation unions on how to forestall industrial unrest and examine issues bordering on non-conclusive conditions of service, poor salaries as a result of non implementation of the National Wages
and Salaries Commission's approval for NAMA to operate same salary structure with Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), since 2003.
The strike at the desalination plant, following threats of walk outs by teachers just days before schools opened, is the start of labour turmoil that will follow, as trade unions are adamant that national wages
should increase and should be paid for by taxing high earners and businesses.
The Ministry of Labor and the National Wages
Committee has approved a 14% increase in the legal minimum wage for hotels, bar, casino and restaurant staff, reports DR1 Daily News (Aug.
Jameel bin Mohammed Ali Humdaidan, stated that the Ministry of Labor has successfully implemented the National Wages
and Salaries Improvement Project for Bahraini Workforce in compliance with the directives of the wise leadership and also in compliance with cabinet (i.e.
Safwat El-Nahhas, head of the National Wages
Council's (NWC) complaints committee, said that the new minimum wage does not apply to state administrative employees, who already earn LE 492 per month.