Understanding The Minimum Wage Increase Wage Order No. NCR-23
As part of the new Wage Order No. NCR-23 agreed by all sectors involve. Let us understand what’s inside it and how we can relate in implementing it as a business owner or get the benefit as a worker. I know it is not enough for the higher price of goods and services we are experiencing in our country, Philippines. At least, we are aware of what to expect on the computation of our payslip.
Here are the section included in the Wage Order NCR23 which approved last May 13, 2022.
NOW THEREFORE, by virtue of the power and authority vested under RA No. 6727, RTWPB-NCR hereby issues this Wage Order.
Section 1. Amount of Increase. Upon effectivity of this Wage Order, minimum wage earners in the private sector in the Region shall receive the amount of THIRTY – THREE PESOS (P33.00) increase in the basic wage per day.
Section 2. New Minimum Wage Rates. The new daily minimum wage rates in NCR shall be as follows:
Section 3. Basis of Minimum Wage Rates. The minimum wage rates prescribed under this Order shall be for the normal working hours, which shall not exceed eight (8) hours of work a day.
Section 4. Covered. The wage increase prescribed herein shall apply to all minimum wage earners in the private sector within the region, regardless of their position, designation or status and irrespective of the method by which their wages are paid.
Section 5. Penal Provision. Any person, corporation, trust, firm, partnership, association or entity who refuses or fails to pay the prescribed increase shall be dealt with pursuant to the provisions of Section 12 of RA No. 6727, as amended by RA No. 8188.
Section 6. Effectivity. This Wage Order shall take effect after fifteen (15) days from its publication in a newspaper of general circulation.
What’s the Daily Minimum Wages?
Being aware of the daily minimum wages of NCR and every region in the country is important as a citizen of the Philippines for business and worker. Let’s take a note of the daily minimum wages for NCR and other regions. Take note that the NCR record list is the old wage rate.