Entry Level Salary, PERA Allowance Increase for Gov’t Employees Pushed

teachers PERA allowance

House Bill 2027 by Rep. Bernadette Herrera-Dy proposes that the salary of a regular entry-level position in government service shall not be less than P16,000 a month. Meanwhile, the present entry-level salary of public school teachers shall not be less than P25,000 a month and the entry-level salary of teaching personnel in state and local universities shall not be less than P27,000 a month. The bill also aims to boost the Personnel Economic Relief Allowance (PERA) granted to all government employees to P5,000, a jump of P3,000 from the current…