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AO 35

Duterte signs Administrative Order AO 35 granting hazard pay to Health workers

Rodrigo Duterte recently signed the Administrative Order (AO) no 35 last November 16, 2020, granting hazard duty pay to all Human Resources for Health (HRH), such as medical and allied medical staff, serving the frontlines during Covid 19 pandemic. Administrative Order no. 35 (AO 35) AUTHORIZING THE GRANT OF ACTIVE HAZARD DUTY PAY (AHDP) TO …

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nurses salary grade 2020

Nurses entry-level salary grade raises from SG 11 to SG 15

The Department of Budget and Management DBM issues Circular Budget no. 2020-04 which upgrades the entry-level of nurse positions. This means that nurses in public hospitals and health institutions will now receive a higher salary. Circular Budget no. 2020-04 Under this circular, the Nurse I position is upgraded from Salary Grade 11 to Salary Grade …

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EO 104

List: Drugs included in the Maximum Drug Retail Price signed by Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order no.104 on the Maximum Drug Retail Price (MDRP) cutting the retail prices of some 87 high-cost medicines by up to 58%. The new EO also regulates the prices of 133 drug formulas. MDRP is still subject to special discounts for senior citizens and persons with disabilities. The following criteria …

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RA11360 Service Charge Law

Duterte signs law where workers will receive service charges in full

President Rodrigo Duterte signed the “service charge law” on August 7, 2019. RA 11360 allows service charges of hotels and restaurants to be given in full to workers. Republic Act 11360 amends article 96 of the Labor Code of the Philippines. It states in the article that employees can only get 85% of the service …

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