(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Wednesday, 04 October 2023) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "JENNY" {KOINU} was estimated based on all available data at 275 km East Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (21.9°N, 124.2°E) with maximum sustained winds of 150 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 185 km/h. It is moving West Northwestward at 10 km/h. Southwest Monsoon affecting Central Luzon, Southern Luzon, and Visayas. Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience Partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Southwest Monsoon / Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Monday, April 18, 2022

Wage Board Caraga to conduct public hearings on minimum wage adjustment

BUTUAN CITY -- The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) Caraga is currently conducting motu proprio review of Wage  Order No. XIII-16 dated May 1, 2019, pursuant to its mandate under Republic Act 6727 also known as the Wage Rationalization Act, to fix minimum wage of the region.

dela Victoria

To ensure active participation and provide stakeholders widest opportunity to air and be heard regarding the adjustment in the current minimum wage of all workers in Caraga region, the RTWPB Caraga will conduct a series of public hearings in the five provinces of the region in the month of April, this year.

Board Secretary VI Earl dela Victoria said the series of public hearings are scheduled on April 25 at the Mabes Savory Place in San Francisco, Agusan del Sur; April 26 at Kuya Dong Event Catering Services in Bislig City, Surigao del Sur; April 27 at the Villa Maria Luisa Hotel in Tandag City, Surigao del Sur; April 28 for the provinces of Dinagat Islands and Surigo del Norte at the Philippine Gateway Hotel in Surigao City, Surigao del Norte; and April 29 at the Almont Inland Resort in Butuan City.

Parties who intend to participate in the hearing may coordinate with RTWPB Caraga and may submit position papers at Nimfa Tiu Building No. 4, J. P. Rosales Avenue, Butuan City or through rtwpbcaraga13@gmail.com or r14@produktiboatsahod.onmicrosoft.com.

Dela Victoria assured that safety and health standards on COVID-19 shall be implemented during the public hearings and enjoined participants to strictly observe minimum public health protocols such as wearing of face mask, temperature check, and observe social distancing. (NCLM/PIA-Caraga)