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Palace mouthpiece says call for increase in workers’ pay ‘premature’ 03/11/2012

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Palace mouthpiece says call for increase in workers’ pay ‘premature’

03/11/2012
A top Palace official yesterday described the call for the government to consider increasing the salaries of the Filipino workers as “premature.”

Deputy presidential spokesman Abigail Valte said in a radio briefing that aside from being premature, petitions for wage adjustments should not be directed to Malacañang but to the regional wage boards.

She added the regional wage boards should discuss calls from some groups for a wage hike to help workers cope with rising costs of living.

“It (the call for a wage hike) is something that should be entertained by the regional wage board,” Valte said on government-run radio station..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/metro/20120311met2.html

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