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Low Wages, Insurance Changes Cause Concern Among Employees

By Phoebe Doscher February 29, 2020 Forty-five percent of Gettysburg College support staff earn less than $15 an hour, a 2017 survey found. That same year, an analysis by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers found that the living wage for a family of four with two wage earners and two children in Adams County was $15.53 per hour. Employees have long viewed the College’s benefits package, which includes tuition benefits for dependents, as at least providing a reasonable trade-off, if not outweighting low wages entirely. But, with those benefits now under the microscope as the college looks to contain costs, concern about ...

RTWPB pegs Bohol minimum wage at P356

January 7th 2020 From P338, the Regional Tripartite Wages Productivity Board (RTWPB) approved the implementation of P18 wage increase to peg the minimum wage for private sector workers and employees other than in Tagbilaran to P356.00. For Tagbilaran City, which falls under the RTWPB Class B, from P338, the board has approved the P28 increase to nail the minimum wage to P366. The RTWPB, invoking Republic Act 6727, however, said household or domestic workers, persons in personal service of another, and workers of establishments registered under the Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBE) with valid Certificates of Authority are not covered ...