Summary of Latest Wage Orders and Implementing Rules
Issued by The Regional Boards
(As of 28 February 2017)

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Region Wage Order Wage Increase/COLA Non-Agriculture Minimum Wage Rate Coverage Wage Order Implementing Rules
Date of Issuance Date of Publication Date of Effectivity
NCR NCR-20
  • Integration of P15.00 COLA under W.O. No. RBIVA-16 into the basic pay;
  • P10.00 New COLA

P491.00
(P481.00 basic wage + P10.00 COLA)

 

Minimum Wage Earners May 17, 2016

May 18, 2016

Philippine Star
June 02, 2016

Issued – May 17, 2016
Approved – May 27, 2016
Published – June 07, 2016
Manila Times

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline for filing:

Aug. 21, 2016

CAR RB-CAR-17
  • P5 & P10/day COLA integration
  • P2, P5 & P8/day basic wage increase
  • Integration into the Basic Wage of the remaining P10 and P15 COLA effective January 01, 2016

P285.00 & P265.00

(P270 basic pay + P15) and (P255 basic pay + P10)
Minimum Wage Earners May 14, 2015

June 14, 2015

Baguio Midland Courier
June 29, 2015

Issued – June 22, 2015
Approved – Aug. 11, 2015
Published – Aug. 30, 2015
Herald Express

 

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED


CAR-DW RB-CAR-
DW-1
  • P500.00 increase

P2,500 – chartered cities and municipalities

P2,000 – other municipalities

Domestic Workers May 14, 2015

July 26, 2015

Baguio Midland Courier
August 10, 2015

Issued – Aug. 5, 2015
Approved – Sept. 24, 2015
Published – Oct. 18, 2016
Herald Express

 

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED


RB-I RB 1-18
  • Ranging from P12.00-P27.00

Large – P280.00
Medium – P265.00
Small – P252.00
Micro – P243.00

Minimum Wage Earners July 20, 2016

September 17, 2016

 

Ilocos Herald
October 2, 2016

Issued – Sept. 30, 2016
Approved – Oct. 17, 2016
Published – Oct. 29, 2016

WITH EXEMPTION

Deadline for filing:
RB-I RB1-DW-01
  • P1,500 increase in chartered cities and first class municipalities
  • P1,000 increase in other municipalities

P3,500 – chartered cities and municipalities

P2,500 – EGA and RBA other municipalities

Domestic workers August 17, 2016

September 17, 2016

 

Ilocos Herald
October 2, 2016

Issued – Aug. 17, 2016
Approved – Oct. 3, 2016
Published – Oct. 15, 2016

NO EXEMPTION ALOWED

RB-II RTWPB II-17
  • P45-61 for Non-Agriculture
  • P37-45 for Agriculture
  • P31 for Retail/Service employing not more than 10 workers
P300.00

 

Minimum Wage Earners April 22, 2016

April 29, 2016

Malaya
May 14, 2016

Issued – May 02, 2016
Approved – June 15, 2016
Published – June 29, 2016
Philippine Star

 

WITH EXEMPTION

Deadline for filing:
September 12, 2016


RB-III RB III-19
  • P15.00/day basic pay increase in all provinces (except Retail/Service with less than 16 workers) to be given in two (2) tranches:
    • P8.00 per day upon effectivity of the order
    • P7.00 per day effective 01 May 2016
  • P20.00/day basic pay increase for the retail and service establishments with less than 16 workers in the province of Aurora to be given in two (2) tranches:
    • P10.00 per day upon effectivity of the order
    • P10.00 per day effective 01 May 2016

P364.00

In Aurora:

P313.00
Minimum Wage Earners December 02, 2015

December 17, 2015

Philippine Star
January 01, 2016

Issued – Dec. 02, 2015
Approved – Dec. 17, 2015
Published – Jan. 15, 2016
Sun Star Pampanga

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline for filing:

March 30, 2016


RB-IVA RB-IVA-17

Integration of P12.50 CTPA and P13.00 SEA into the basic pay:

  • Upon effectivity: P13.00 SEA
  • Effective 1 October 2016 – P12.50 CTPA
P5.00 to P73.20 basic wage increase by reason of area reclassification for a 7-year tranche.

GCA:
296.00-378.00

EGA:
293.00-328.50

RBA:

293.00-311.50

 

Minimum Wage Earners May 30, 2016

June 16, 2016

July 01, 2016

Issued – May 30, 2016
Approved – June 30, 2016
Published – July 5, 2016
Philippine Star

 

WITH EXEMPTION

Deadline for filing:
September 18, 2016

 

RB-IVA RB-IVA-DW-01
  • P500.00 increase in GCA (chartered cities and municipalities)
  • P300.00 increase in EGA and RBA (other municipalities)

 

P2,500 – GCA (chartered cities and municipalities)

P1,800 – EGA and RBA (other municipalities)

Domestic Workers December 21, 2015

March 17, 2016

Philippine Star
April 01, 2016

Issued – Dec. 21, 2015
Approved – Feb. 29, 2016
Published – Mar. 17, 2016
Philippine Star

NO EXEMPTION ALOWED

 


RB-IVB RB-IVB-07
  • Integration of P5 COLA under previous WO No. IVB-6
  • Increase in basic pay from P5 to P30/day to be given in 4 tranches:

    Upon Effectivity
    • Nov. 1, 2015
    • May 1, 2016
    • Nov. 1, 2016

Puerto Princesa:
P280.00

Calapan City, Puerto Galera, El Nido & Coron:
P275.00

First Class Mun. of MIMAROPA
P265.00

The Rest of the Region:
P260.00

Minimum Wage Earners April 29, 2015

June 18, 2015

The Manila Times
July 3, 2015

Issued – June 17, 2015
Approved – Sept. 22, 2015
Published – Oct. 8, 2015
The Manila Times

 

 

 

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED


RB-V RBV-17
  • P5.00/day basic wage for Non-Agriculture employing more than 10 workers
  • P12.00/day basic wage for Non-Agriculture employing not more than 10 workers, Cottage/Handicraft & Agriculture

P265.00

(P260.00 basic wage + P5.00 increase)
Minimum Wage Earners September 2, 2015

December 10, 2015

Bicol Mail
December 25, 2015

Issued – Sep. 07, 2015
Approved – Dec. 18, 2015
Published – Dec. 31, 2015
Bicol Mail

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline for filing:

March 16, 2016

 


RB-VI RBVI-DW-01 P500.00 increase

P2,500 – chartered cities and municipalities

P2,000 – other municipalities
Domestic Workers December 21, 2015

February 3, 2016

Panay News
February 18, 2016

Issued – Feb. 16, 2016
Approved – Feb. 29, 2016
Published – March 9, 2016
Panay News

    

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

RB-VI RBVI-23
  • P25.00/day basic wage for Non-Agriculture/Industrial/ Commercial Employing more than 10
  • P15.00/day basic wage for Non-Agriculture/Industrial/ Commercial Employing 10 and below, Agriculture Plantation and Non-Plantation

P323.50

Minimum Wage Earners December 16, 2016

Still for Publication

 

Issued – Feb. 14, 2017
Approved –
Published –

    

WITH EXEMPTION


RB-VII RBVII-20
  • P13.00 per day increase in basic wage
P366.00 Minimum Wage Earners February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017

Sun Star Cebu
March 10, 2017

Issued –
Approved –
Published –

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

RB-VIII RB VIII-19 Increases in the basic wage:
  • P25 for Non-Agriculture;
  • P23 for Sugar Mills;
  • P15 for Cottage/Handicraft;
  • P10 for Retail/Service with 10 workers and below;
  • P15 for Retail/Service with 11 up to 30 workers;
  • P10 for Agriculture Non-Sugar;
  • P10 for Agriculture Sugar Farm.

P285.00

(P278.00 basic wage + P7.00 COLA)
Minimum Wage Earners December 19, 2016

January 28, 2017

Leyte Samar Daily Express
February 12, 2017

Issued –
Approved –
Published –

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

 

RB-VIII RB VIII-DW-01
  • P500.00 increase

P2,500 – chartered cities and municipalities

P2,000 – other municipalities

Domestic Workers March 03, 2016

March 08, 2016

Leyte Samar Daily Express
March 23, 2016

Issued – March 30, 2016
Approved – May 4, 2016
Published – May 31, 2016
Leyte Samar Daily Express

 

NO PROVISION FOR EXEMPTION

 


RB-IX  RIX-I9
  • P6.00-P16.00 basic pay increase (in tranches)
P296.00 Minimum Wage Earners August 15, 2016

September 16, 2016

 

Zamboanga Today
October 1, 2016

Issued – Aug. 15, 2016
Approved – Oct. 3, 2016
Published – Oct. 13, 2016

WITH EXEMPTIONDeadline of filing:

RB-IX  RIX-DW-01
  • P500.00 in chartered cities and first class municipalities
  • P500.00 in other municipalities

P2,500 – chartered cities and municipalities

P2,000 – other municipalities

Domestic Workers August 15, 2016

September 16, 2016

 

Zamboanga Today
October 1, 2016

Issued – Aug. 15, 2016
Approved – Oct. 3, 2016
Published – Oct. 13, 2016

NO EXEMPTION ALOWED

RB-X RX-18
  • P12/day basic wage increase

WCI–  P318.00
WCII– P313.00
WCIII–P308.00WCIV–P303.00

Minimum Wage Earners May 12, 2015

June 18, 2015

Mindanao Gold Star Daily
July 3, 2015

Issued – June 28, 2015
Approved – Aug. 11, 2015
Published – Aug. 19, 2015
Mindanao Gold Star Daily

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing:

November 02, 2015

 


RB-XI

RB-XI-19

  •  P23-29.00 basic wage increase upon effectivity.
  • P5.00 COLA under WO No. RBXI-18 to be integrated into the basic pay effective May 1, 2017.

Upon effectivity:
P340.00
(P335+P5COLA)

Effective May 1, 2017:

PP340.00

 

Minimum Wage Earners November 04, 2016

December 01, 2016

                    

Mindanao Times
December 16, 2016

Issued –
Approved –
Published –

 

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

 


RB-XII RBXII-19
  • Integration of P5.00 COLA into the basic pay;
  • Increase in basic pay:
    • P20/day for Non-Agriculture
    • P17/day for Retail/Service Establishment
    • P15/day for Agriculture

P295.00

Minimum Wage Earners September 09, 2016

September 24, 2016

The Mindanao Cross
October 09, 2016

Issued – Sept. 9, 2016
Approved – Nov. 2, 2016
Published – Nov. 12, 2016
The Mindanao Cross

 

WITH EXEMPTIONDeadline of filing:


CARAGA RB-XIII-14
  • Upon effectivity, P7.00/day basic wage increase;
  • Effective 01 October 2016, P5.00 COLA increase

Upon effectivity:
P275.00
(P260 basic pay + P15.00 COLA)

Effective Oct. 1, 2016:
P280.00
(P260 basic pay + P20.00 COLA)

Minimum Wage Earners May 30, 2016

June 16, 2016

 

Mindanao Goldstar Daily

 

July 01, 2016

Issued – June 16, 2016
Approved – June 30, 2016
Published – July 12, 2016
Mindanao Goldstar Daily

 

 

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing:

September 25, 2016
CARAGA RB-XIII-DW-01
  • P1,000.00 in chartered cities and first class municipalities
  • P1,000.00 in other municipalities

P3,000 – chartered cities and municipalities

P2,500 – other municipalities

Domestic Workers September 09, 2016

September 27, 2016

 

Gold Star Daily

 

October 12, 2016

Issued – Sept. 19, 2016
Approved – Oct. 3, 2016
Published – Oct. 21, 2016
Mindanao GoldStar Daily

NO EXEMPTION ALOWED

ARMM RB-ARMM-16
  •  P15.00/day basic wage for Non-Agriculture;
  • P5.00 per day basic wage for Agriculture Plantation and Non-Plantation

P265.00

Minimum Wage Earners January 20, 2016

February 15, 2016

Kutang Bato, Star Weekly News
March 01, 2016

Issued – March 14, 2016
Approved – April 27, 2016
Published – May 18,2016
Kutang Bato Star Weekly News

WITH EXEMPTION

Deadline of filing:
August 1, 2016