When it comes to wage hikes in the Philippines, only tripartite regional wage boards should be the ones to make decisions on when to implement, say critics.
The proposed P100 wage increase in the Philippines has prompted calls for staged implementation and workforce development to fuel economic growth.
Ensuring sustainable wage increases for organisations, particularly MSMEs, is crucial amid concerns of potential business closures.
The president of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines warns that a proposed wage hike may deter investors and impact small businesses.
Embark on HRM Asia's first CHRO event of the year in the Philippines to compare notes, realign strategies and elevate the workforce for the future.
CHRO Philippines 2024 will let HR leaders gather in Metro Manila to compare notes, realign strategies and elevate the workforce for the year ahead.
At CHRO Philippines 2024, HR leaders will be able to learn strategies and share ideas to develop a better and stronger workforce for 2024.
Despite a rise in the minimum wage rate for employees in the Philippines, a study has shown that this increase has failed to keep up with food prices.
Organisations can tap into the varied aspects of human development to develop a consistent and robust talent pipeline.
CHRO Philippines 2024 will look into innovative strategies that CHROs can use to formulate great people-first strategies in changing organisations.
With wage hike orders implemented across 15 sectors across the Philippines, the governmental boards are hoping that this would correct wage distortions.
The proposed legislation seeks to amend the Labour Code, allowing employees the right to disconnect after work hours.
The Department of Labour and Employment is encouraging employees to work from home to curb the spread of the virus.
Employees who have to work during national holidays at the end of the year need to be paid fully, says the governmental department.
With hiring optimism prevailing, positive salary growth is on the horizon for employees in South-East Asia in 2024.
The Philippines is seeing a rise in people with full, permanent employment, despite a rise in unemployment.
60% of employees in the Philippines are taking on part-time work, as the economic downturn reshapes spending habits and financial priorities.
A new wage increase, which looks to raise salaries by P30, is not enough to provide relief to employees in Western Visayas, say critics.
Employer groups argue that attracting investments and creating jobs instead of raising wages is a better strategy.
MSMEs are also set to benefit from the new law by receiving more support to invest in areas such as digital technologies.
Offering more work flexibility and extra leave to employees when needed are some measures that can help improve employee wellbeing.
The Filipino bank has launched CHIB GPT as a precursor to a broader set of generative AI initiatives it is looking to introduce.
Ma. Theresa Llamas, CHRO, Newport World Resorts (NWR), is at the forefront of driving change and fostering innovation for her organisation.
The Philippines is urging employers to correct wage distortion with the implementation of minimum wage to ensure fair treatment of employees.
REPH has been honoured for cultivating an inclusive work environment, prioritising talent development and learning opportunities.
Approximately 10% of retail jobs could be at risk if the wage hike is mandated into law, says Bobby Claudio, President of the PRA.
Maximising productive and sustainable job opportunities, and raising salaries, form part of a blueprint for inclusive labour development.
Organisations should look beyond financial motivation by focusing on employee wellbeing in order to retain employees.
The Philippines’ Senate continues to consider nationwide wage hikes in response to public demand for fair compensation.
These graduates have higher chances of securing medium-skill work, improving employment prospects and skills development opportunities.