Senate gives P100 minimum wage hike bill final nod

HANA BORDEY, GMA Integrated News February 19, 2024 

The Senate approved Monday on third and final reading a bill increasing the daily minimum wage of workers in the private sector by P100.Senate Bill 2534  or “An Act Providing for a 100 Pesos Daily Minimum Wage Increase for Employees and Workers in the Private Sector” garnered 20 affirmative votes, zero negative votes, and zero abstention. Not present at session hall during the voting were Senators Lito Lapid, Imee Marcos, Cynthia Villar, and Mark Villar.