By Bohol Island News Staff | 09:49 PM November 26, 2019

The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas has approved an increase of P18 in the daily minimum pay of workers in the private sector to help them cope with the rising prices of basic commodities.

The new rate for the micro business with ten employees will now be P404 while for the companies with less than 10 employees would now be P396.

The wage increase of P18 in Metro Cebu, there will be two tier. One is for more than ten employees, they will get an adjustment of P18.

Those that are employing nine or less will have a P10 increase.

Other areas outside Metro Cebu, depending on their current rates, will also have an P18 increase.

House helpers in Metro Cebu will receive P5,000 per month, while those in other places in the region will receive P4,000

However, this development will still have to undergo the National Wages Productivity Commission for review and this have to be endorsed by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III.

After its signed by Bello, it shall be brought back to the RTWPB for publication.

It shall take effect 15 days after its publication.

By Bohol Island News

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