Posted February 6, 2015
Written by Gloria Villas
DOLE Aklan Officer-in-Charge Arlyn Siaotong confirms in an interview by this station yesterday that with wage boards working overtime, workers in Boracay may expect to start getting higher wages.
She said, “There was a plan came after several consultation and public hearing with the Industry Tripartite Council conducted last month of January.”
Though it was not yet discussed if when it will be impose, Siaotong assures that the said plan was already in the attention of National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC).
Meanwhile, DOLE stresses that to sustain rising levels of wages and enhance competitiveness, the department are continuously doing a strategic plan to also encouraged labor and management to adopt productivity improvement schemes that will improve the quality of life of workers, and in turn enable them to produce more and earn more, such as time and motion studies, good housekeeping, quality circles, labor and management cooperation as well as implement gain-sharing and other performance incentive programs.