House Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will let Majority Floor Leader Rolando Andaya Jr. handle the ongoing stalemate between Congress and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) over the implementation of the final tranche of salary…
House Majority Leader Rolando “Nonoy” Andaya Jr. took a swipe on Budget Sec. Benjamin Diokno for using this year’s re-enacted budget as an excuse to delay the fourth tranche of salary increase for government workers.
Akbayan party-list Rep. Tom Villarin has slammed the P25-peso salary increase granted to Metro Manila workers since it is “a ghostly figure that pales in comparison to inflation's effect on wages.”
President Duterte has already issued marching orders to concerned government agencies to explore the possibility of granting a wage increase through the regional tripartite wage boards.
Senator Koko Pimentel on Saturday urged the Department of Finance (DoF) to take "second look" at the implementation of the Tax Reform Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law.