Good news for Metro Manila minimum wage earners as they will get additional P15 to their basic pay starting this month.
The amount is half of the P30 cost of living allowance (COLA) based on the wage order NCR no. 18 effective last January 1.
Based on the wage order, there will be an additional P10 to minimum wage earners and a P15 will be integrated to the current basic pay.
Labor Secretart Rosalinda Baldoz said the minimum wage rate for employees of the private sector in Metro Manila will be P466—P451 for basic pay and P15 for COLA.