6 months Additional P710 in minimum wage up to Congress – Bello MB
By Erma Edera Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III is not totally against the petition filed by the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) for an additional P710 in the daily minimum wage but said it is the call of Congress to approve it. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III(ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) “I’m not totally against it. However, approving it is not under the authority of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), not even the President. It’s under the mandate of the Congress. They will have to legislate,” Bello said. On Monday, the TUCP filed ... more