PH minimum wages are family poverty wages – IBON
April 28, 2023
Filipino workers and their families are barely surviving on the minimum wage because this is even less than the official poverty threshold for a family of five.
Growing clamor for wage hike echoes urgency, justness and doability — IBON
March 31, 2023
Recently proposed legislation and petitions for a wage hike affirm that this is urgent, just and doable. Amid the poor jobs situation, low incomes and high prices, the minimum wage has not been enough for many Filipino families to live decently.
“Wage hikes are harmful”: Kung ayaw maraming dahilan
March 6, 2023
It’s perplexing for the economic team to speak about workers and their wages as if they are a burden to the economy. It’s people who most of all create value in the economy and for whom the economy is for.
Worker wages not keeping up with their productivity
March 4, 2023
The Family Living Wage as of November 2022
December 6, 2022
NCR minimum wage barely half of family living wage
May 18, 2022
NCR minimum wage increased but still falls short of living wage
Inflation makes NCR family living wage rise to Php1,087
May 5, 2022
The NCR minimum wage is falling even further behind the FLW and a meaningful increase is more urgent than ever for genuinely inclusive recovery.
Wage hike possible with transparency, gov’t support
April 9, 2022
If employers are transparent about their revenues and net incomes this will likely show that large corporations and even many medium enterprises can hike wages with only a small cut on their profits. Government can meanwhile provide wage subsidies and other forms of support to MSMEs who cannot yet afford this.