Philippines raises minimum daily wage in Manila as inflation hits

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The increase boosts the rate to 570 pesos a day for employees in the non-agricultural sector. The adjustment will "protect around one million minimum wage earners" from "undue low pay" The move comes as the government tries to contain inflation, which quickened to 4.9% in April.
Philippines raises minimum daily wage in Manila as inflation hits
9 days ago·Manila, Philippines

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South China Morning Post

Philippines raises minimum daily wage in Manila as inflation hits

Adjustment will ‘protect around one million minimum wage earners’ from ‘undue low pay’ and restore ‘purchasing power’, Labour Department said;

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Gulf News

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Inquirer

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Philippines raises minimum daily wage in Manila capital region

The Philippines has increased the minimum daily wage in the capital Manila and neighboring areas by 33 pesos ($0.63) to counter rising prices. The...

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Philippines raises daily wages to contain inflation

The Philippines raised the minimum daily wage in the capital Manila and its vicinity by 33 pesos ($0.63) to meet high prices. The increase raises the daily wage to 570 pesos for non-farm workers and 533 pesos for agricultural workers, the Philippine Department of Labor said in a statement. According to Bloomberg News Agency, the move comes at a time when the government is trying to contain inflation, which has accelerated to 4.9 percent last mon…

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