Deped National Uniforms for Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel for SY 2018-2019 | DepEd Memo No. 063 s. 2018

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DepEd Memorandum No. 063 s. 2018 Deped National Uniforms for Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel for School Year 2018-2019       The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has issued Budget Circular No. 2018-1 entitled Rules and Regulations on the Grant of Uniform/Clothing Allowance (U/CA) to Civilian Personnel on March 8, 2018. In view of this, the Department of Education (DepEd) announces that the National Uniforms for Teaching and Non-Teaching Personnel for School Year (SY) 2018-2019 shall remain the same as the of SY 2016-2017. The prescribed official uniform designs…

Rules and Regulations on the Grant of Uniform / Clothing Allowance to Civilian Government Personnel

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Republic of the Philippines Department of Budget and Management Boncodin Hall, General Solano Street, San Miguel, Manila   BUDGET CIRCULAR No. 2018 – 1 March 8 2018 TO:  All Heads of Departments, Bureaus, Offices, and Agencies of the National Government, Including State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), and Government-Owned or – Controlled Corporations (GOCCs); Local Government Units (LGUs); and All Others Concerned   SUBJECT : Rules and Regulations on the Grant of Uniform/Clothing Allowance (U/CA) to Civilian Government Personnel   1.0 Background Section 50 of the General Provisions of Republic Act…

Pres. Duterte Signed Universal Health Care Law

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MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Wednesday signed the Universal Health Care Act into law which will automatically enroll all Filipinos under the government’s health insurance program. Duterte signed the landmark legislation in a ceremony at the Rizal Hall in Malacañan Palace, saying the new law will surely make a positive impact in the lives of the people. “By automatically [enrolling] our citizens into the National Health Insurance Program and expanding PhilHealth coverage to include free medical consultations and laboratory tests, the Universal Healthcare Law that I signed today will…

Pres. Duterte Signed Expanded Maternity Leave Law

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MANILA — President Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed into law a bill that extends the maternity leave of female workers in the country from 60 to 105 days with full pay, Malacañang said on Thursday. Under the measure passed by Congress, all working mothers in the government and private sector are guaranteed with 105 days of paid maternity leave credits, with 7 days transferable to fathers. An additional 15 days will be granted to single mothers. The law also gives mothers the option to extend their leave for another 30 days…

FY 2017 PBB UPDATE as of Jan. 21, 2019 | DepEd Performance-Based Bonus

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FY 2017 PBB Update: January 21, 2019. DepED provides update on release of FY 2017 PBB for school-based personnel The Department of Education (DepEd) notifies its school-based personnel that as of January 21, DepED Region III has started releasing the Performance-Based Bonus (PBB) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. The Schools Division Offices (SDOs) of the National Capital Region (NCR) and Regions IV-A, XI, and XII have received their Special Allotment Release Order (SARO) from their respective Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Regional Offices. SAROs are also being processed by…

Philstar Opinion: Let’s Take Care of Our Teachers

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Philstar Opinion I’m glad that President Duterte has overruled his Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno who wanted to once again give priority to the government’s focus on “Build, Build, Build” infrastructure projects – something that has been ongoing since the start of the current administration and something which, quite frankly, is a tree from which we have yet to see fruit. Still, the budget secretary remains keen on pouring more of the national budget here than into other projects that are in desperate need of funding. With this focus in mind,…

Guidelines on the Grant of Collective Negotiation Agreement (CNA) Incentive for FY 2018

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Qualified government employees may expect to receive another cash incentive not exceeding PhP 25,000, through the Collective Negotiation Agreement or CNA. The annual CNA Incentive is a one-time benefit, and shall be granted not earlier than December 15, 2018. The CNA incentive may be granted to both management and rank-and-file employees of agencies with approved and successfully implemented CNAs in recognition of their efforts in accomplishing performance targets at lesser cost and in attaining more efficient and viable operations through cost-cutting measures and systems improvement. According to Budget Circular No.…

House Panel Approves Bill Lowering Gov’t Optional Retirement Age to 56

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The House Committee on Government Enterprises and Privatization has approved a bill seeking to lower optional retirement age among government employees to 56. The House panel decided to pass the substitute bill, a consolidation of nine measures, proposing amendments to Republic Act 8291 or the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Act of 1997. “With lower optional retirement age, the retirees can enjoy a better quality of life through their pension and retirement benefits at an earlier age, as a bill is already being introduced to lower age to qualify as…

Starting Nov. 15, Gov’t Employees to Receive Year-end Bonus, Cash Gift – Diokno:

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Government employees nationwide will receive their 14th month pay or Christmas bonus and cash gift starting November 15, Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno said Wednesday. “In the spirit of the upcoming Christmas season, government workers nationwide will receive their 14th pay and cash gift starting tomorrow, November 15,” Diokno said in a press conference. The year-end bonus is equivalent to a full month’s salary, while the cash gift amounts to P5,000, Diokno said. The Budget chief also noted that the 14th month pay and other benefits should be exempt from tax, provided that it does…

DepEd Teachers, Personnel, Set to Receive P3,000 Anniversary Bonus in December

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Teaching and non-teaching personnel of the Department of Education (DepEd) across all governance levels are set to receive P3,000 bonus as part of its anniversary celebration in December. The pronouncement was first made by DepEd Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones during the World Teachers’ Day celebration in Ormoc City on October 5, and was reaffirmed in a meeting between the members of the Department’s Executive Committee and the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) – Philippines at SEAMEO INNOTECH, Quezon City on October 26. “We’re already working on it, and preparing for…