Starting October 4, domestic workers in Caraga will receive P500 monthly wage increase following the issuance of Wage Order No. RXIII-D.W.-02
Upon effectivity of the wage order, the new monthly minimum wage rates of domestic workers in the region shall be P3,500 for those working in cities and first class municipalities and P3,000 for those working in other municipalities.
Wage Order No.02 applies to all domestic workers whether on a live-in or live-out arrangement such as but not limited to general househelp, yaya, cook, garderner, laundry person or any person who regularly performs domestic work in one household on an occupational basis.
Prior to the issuance of the wage order, RTWPB Caraga conducted public consultations and hearings in different areas in the region.