June 21, 2023
The minimum wage falls far behind the family living wage even with the decline in headline inflation for May, especially across regions. Substantial hikes are needed to close this gap so that Filipino workers and their families can meet their basic needs.
May 9, 2023
The decline in headline inflation for April did little to close the gap between the minimum wage and the family living wage, especially across regions.
March 10, 2023
Inflation in areas outside NCR has gone down slightly to 8.5% in February. Yet, with minimum wages unchanged, the gap with the family living wage is still widening across the regions — with the worst shortfall in BARMM where the minimum wage is just 17.5% of the family living wage.
February 7, 2023
The January 2023 8.7% inflation continues to widen the gap between the minimum wage and the family living wage. The minimum wage is highest in the NCR but the Php570 here has fallen to only 49.1% of the NCR family living wage of Php1,161. BARMM has the lowest minimum wage at Php341 and this is […]