7 months Minimum wage should be pegged at P750 – KMU MB
  By Analou De Vera Almost a month before Labor Day, a workers’ group has urged the government to set the daily minimum wage at P750 to help workers cope with the rising prices of commodities. The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) said that the P750-daily minimum wage will be “well justified” and should be acknowledged by the labor department and the Duterte administration. (Taylor Weidman / Bloomberg / MANILA BULLETIN) “They (Filipino workers) need it direly given the recent spikes in the prices of basic commodities and the rates of electricity and water services,” said KMU Chairperson Elmer Labog. “Even ... more