1 week ‘Withholding 13th month pay from workers ‘a great injustice’ — CBCP MB
The head of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines National Secretariat for Social Action Justice and Peace said withholding the 13th month pay at this time of the pandemic is a great injustice to workers. (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) “It is a great injustice and inhuman to not give the 13th month pay at this time when many ordinary workers are affected, financially, by this pandemic,” Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo told church-run Radio Veritas, Tuesday. “Withholding of the 13th month pay is adding insult to injury,” he added. Under Presidential Decree 851, all employers are required to pay ... more