Teachers’ Plea: Give Incentives While We’re Still Alive | MB News

MAGNA CARTA FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS

“Give assistance to living teachers, not to the dead ones.” While appreciative of the proposal that would give educators a funeral discount, a group of teachers on Saturday urged the government to provide them incentives and other benefits while they are “still alive.” Teachers Dignity Coalition (TDC) said that its members appreciate the attention from Senator Nancy Binay who earlier filed a bill seeking a 20 percent discount on funeral services for families of public school teachers of the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)…

Sen.Nancy Binay Wants 20% Discount on Public School Teachers’ Funeral

20% Discount on Public School Teachers’ Funeral

Public school teachers, who died due to work-related sickness and injuries, would receive “funeral discount privileges” if Senator Nancy Binay’s bill is enacted into law. In Senate Bill No. 1670, which she filed on Monday, Binay sought a 20 percent discount on funeral services for families of public school teachers of the Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education “who died on account of work-related sickness and injuries.” “The amount of discounts granted in pursuance of this Act shall be allowed as deductions in the computation of taxable…