2 days Palace to look into subsidizing 13th-month pay of MSE workers MB
Malacañang said it will look into the possibility of subsidizing the 13th-month pay of employees from micro and small enterprises (MSEs) as some companies continue to struggle due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Presidential spokesman Harry Roque made the statement after Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Friday that the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) may need up to P13.7 billion to subsidize the 13th-month pay of MSE workers. In an interview with Super Radyo DZBB, Roque said that they will talk to the Departments of Budget and Management (DBM) and Finance (DoF) to see if the government will be ... more