Vol. 18 No. 27 [10.30.2014]
ECONOMIC PROVISIONS OF COLLECTIVE
BARGAINING AGREEMENTS IN 2012
(LAST OF A THREE-PART SERIES)
Four out of every five registered CBAs had provisions for wage increases
- Of the 281 registered CBAs from the files of the Bureau of Labor Relations of the Department of Labor and Employment, 81.9% (230) provided for various wage increase benefits to workers. (Figure 1)
- Of the 230 CBAs with wage increase provisions, majority stipulated specific amount of peso wage increases in daily (119 CBAs) and monthly (72 CBAs) basis. A lesser number (25 CBAs) granted a percentage increase in the basic payof the workers for the duration of the agreement.