7 months TUCP petitions for P710 addition to daily wage MB
By Erma Edera  The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), the country’s largest labor organization, filed a petition for an additional P710 in the daily minimum wage hike petition before the National Capital Region Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (NCR-RTWP) in Malate, Manila on Monday. TUCP spokesman Alan Tanjusay said if the union’s petition will be approved, the minimum wage in Metro Manila would be P1,247 per day, which will be enough for Filipino families to have a decent life. In the union’s petition, the labor group said the existing minimum wage does not meet basic human needs for ... more