City of Naga job order workers to get P82 daily wage hike

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THE Naga City Government in southern Cebu will increase the salary of its job order (JOs) workers from P318 to P400 per day starting next month.

Mayor Valdemar Chiong announced in a flag-raising ceremony in front of the City Hall on Monday, August 8, 2022, that the P82 daily wage hike of JOs will help them cope with their daily expenses.

"I think they are very happy about that. Mao nay mahitabo starting sa month of September," Chiong said.

The City Government has 400-500 job order employees, some of whom are receiving a salary of P500 per day, like midwives, nurses and heavy equipment operators.

The mayor said those who will receive the P82 salary increase are street sweepers and janitors.

"Siguro makatabang gyud ni kay nisustiner man gani sila sa gamay unya karon dunay umento gamay, mao raman nay advantage sad ako na silang giingnan nga bintaha nato kay naa raman ta sa ato-a," Chiong said.

(Maybe this will really help because they have sustained their little income and now they'll be having a little increase. I told them this is the advantage of working in our hometown).

Meanwhile, Chiong warned all City Hall employees to be diligent in their jobs as there are people who are willing to apply and more deserving but could not be accommodated anymore.

"Ako nag problema pa ko karon kay daghang gusto mang-apply, mao nga kon dili na mo gusto manrabaho, sulti lang mo nga moundang. Hangtud karon I'm trying to observe natong tanan dinhi," Chiong said.

(I'm having a problem now because many people want to apply, that's why if you don't want to work, just inform us that you will resign. Until now I'm still trying to observe all of us here).

"Bisan ang atong regular employees ayaw tawon mo pagtuo nga regular namo nga OK nalang motrabaho-trabaho gamay, mawala sa opisina, walay invinsible dinhi natong tanan, gisweldoan ta sa katawhan manghinaot ko nga motrabaho ta," he added.

(Even regular employees, don't think that because you are regular, it is okay to work a little, disappear from the office, no one of us here is invincible, we are being paid by the people, so I hope we will work). (BBT, TPT)