14th Month Pay For All Private Employees: What We Need To Know

First of all, the act mandating 14th-month pay for Pinoy employees is still undergoing deliberation and has not been approved by Congress yet.  So the news saying that this has been approved already is fake.  So do not believe any post you see online telling you that this is now in effect. Also, the bill hasContinue reading “14th Month Pay For All Private Employees: What We Need To Know”

SB 1629: Fresh Grads Exempted from Paying Government Documents and Clearance Fees

Since most (if not all!) first-time job applicants have very limited financial resources to support their job-hunting, the government is now pushing to get the First-time Jobseekers Assistance Act approved and implemented.  This bill seeks to waive the fees and charges on government documents and clearances that are required by offices and establishments from applicants.Continue reading “SB 1629: Fresh Grads Exempted from Paying Government Documents and Clearance Fees”

Something to Look Forward to: 14th Month Pay For Private Employees

The Senate is pushing a proposal for private employees to be granted a 14th month pay to augment mid-year expenses such as school enrollment and medical needs.  The recent P10 increase in the minimum wage is inadequate if it is meant to help a regular employee respond to the rising prices of basic commodities. HereContinue reading “Something to Look Forward to: 14th Month Pay For Private Employees”