The 2nd tranche of minimum wage increases for workers in the private sector in Region XII and Region XIII took effect on September 1, 2022.
In Region XII, minimum wage earners in the private sector received a P16 increase, completing the P32 wage increase prescribed under Wage Order No. RBXII-22. The minimum wage rate for private sector workers in non-agriculture establishments is now P352 and P331 for workers in agriculture, service, and retail establishments.
In Region XIII, minimum wage earners in the private sector in the provinces of Dinagat Islands and Surigao del Norte (including Siargao Islands) received a P10 increase for the 2nd tranche.
This completes the P30 wage increase prescribed under Wage Order No. RXIII-17. The daily minimum wage rate for all private sector workers in the entire region is now P350.