Labor group lauds DOLE order to study TRAIN Law impact on workers

An alliance of labor organizations on Sunday cheered the order of the Labor Department for a review the effects of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law on the country’s workers.

Source: GMA News

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House OKs bill declaring February 4 ‘Fil-Am War Memorial Day’

The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure that seeks to declare February 4 of every year a special working holiday to be known as the “Philippine-American War Memorial Day.”

Source: GMA News

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IACT reports 99% increase in apprehensions for Q1 2018

The Inter-Agency Council for Traffic (IACT) on Sunday said there was a 99 percent increase in their list of apprehensions for the first quarter of 2018.

Source: GMA News

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COA lifts P79.9-M disallowance vs. Laguna

The Commission on Audit has lifted the notice of disallowance in relation to the cash advances of the Laguna provincial government for intelligence and confidential activities worth P79,942,000 from 2011 to 2013.

Source: GMA News

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House panel chair open to suspend excise tax on fuel under TRAIN

House Ways and Means Committee chair Dakila Carlo Cua on Sunday expressed openness to suspending the imposition of excise tax on fuel products if this would alleviate the supposed detrimental effects of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law.

Source: GMA News

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PHL Consulate in Jeddah tells OFWs: Prepare for coming cyclone

Officials from the Philippine Consulate General in Jeddah on Saturday warned OFWs in Saudi Arabia to take precautionary measures ahead of a powerful tropical cyclone that is expected to make landfall in the western region of the Kingdom.

Source: Pinoy Achievers

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Formal launch of Brigada Eskwela to kick off Wednesday –Briones

The national formal launching of the annual Brigada Eskwela will kick on May 30 in General Santos City, five days before the scheduled opening of classes on June 4, Education Secretary Leonor Briones said on Sunday.

Source: GMA News

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Over 3k of 54k firms inspected so far found ignoring EO on ‘endo’

More than 3,000 companies nationwide do not comply with President Rodrigo Duterte’s order prohibiting contractualization, the Labor Department said Sunday.

Source: GMA News

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Trump still sees June 12 Singapore summit with Kim

US President Donald Trump said Saturday that things are moving “very nicely” towards a summit on June 12 in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Source: GMA News

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DOLE orders wage boards to study effects of TRAIN Law on workers

The Department of Labor and Employment has ordered regional and tripartite wage boards to discuss and study the effects of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law on workers.

Source: GMA News

Posted in Local News

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