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Bacolod City, PhilippinesFriday, August 5, 2011
Alternative DOLE approach
settles P2.1M in unpaid wages

The Department of Labor and Employment in Region 6 successfully conciliated the settlement of over P2.1 million of unpaid wages for the two workers of a school in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental, under the Single Entry Approach, a DOLE press release said.

The two workers, a School Director and an Administrative Officer/College Instructor, filed a request for assistance  with DOLE Negros Occidental Provincial Office SEnA Desk Officer  in May  for the recovery of unpaid salaries covering the period January 16, 2008 to February 11, 2011 and March 16, 2008 to February 2011, amounting to P1,138,131,30 and P991,388.78, respectively.

‘Gov’t deploying
13,000 nurses, midwives’

The government plans to spend P1.686 billion next year to expand the Department of Health’s Doctors to the Barrio Program, which will  include the deployment of 13,000 additional nurses and midwives, a press release from the office of LPG/MA Rep. Arnel Ty said.

The fresh funding is contained in the proposed P1.816-trillion General Appropriations Act for 2012,Ty said.

“The enlarged Doctors to the Barrio Program will mobilize 200 physicians, 12,000 nurses, and 1,000 midwives to improve healthcare in underserved communities,”  he  said.

Refer credit card complaints
to central bank, public told

People who experience harassment by credit card company collectors can seek help at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, particularly at its Financial Consumer Affairs Group, a government press release said.

BSP director for the Center for Monetary Policy Francisco Dakila Jr. announced that its FCAG is receiving complaints from and providing advisories to the public related to the use of credit cards being offered by various banks.

“For complaints on credit cards, please call the Financial Consumer Affairs Group of the BSP at (02) 523-3631 or send to them your e-mail at consumeraffairs@bsp.gov.ph,” Dakila said.

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