City Council oks wage hike, cash gifts

Sorry, no net at the house again this morning.

The City Council approved on 2nd Reading the Supplemental Budget No. 2 during our special session this morning. It contained P262 million, the bulk of which went to personnel services to fund the 10 percent salary adjustment for city government employees and additional compensation for job order contractuals.

We also approved cash gifts – P5,000 for Christmas and P2,000 for New Year for plantilla personnel and P2,000 for Christmas and P1,000 for New Year for contractuals.

Related story – Supplemental Budget No. 2

Note: The Davao Trade Expo (DATE 2008) will open tomorrow at the Davao Convention & Trade Center. Close to 200 exhibitors will showcase various products and services. There are also business matching, livelihhood opportunity seminars and jobs fair. The 3-day event is hosted by the Davao City Chamber of Commerce and Industry supported by many local and national agencies and corporate sponsors.

2:31 p.m.

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