Workers in Region XII get minimum wage hike

Minimum wage earners in Region XII received a basic wage increase of P16 to P18 upon effectivity of Wage Order No. XII-20 on May 11, 2018. This brings the new minimum wage to P311 in non-agriculture and P290 in agriculture/retail/ service establishments.


The new wage order allows exemption only for retail/service establishments regularly employing not more than ten (10) workers and establishments adversely affected by natural calamities and human-induced disasters.


Wage Order No. RXII-20 was issued on April 13, 2018 and was published in Brigada News Philippines on April 26, 2018.


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