BACKBREAKING JOB

Panay News - - FRONT PAGE -

Plant­ing rice re­quires a lot of stamina, ac­cord­ing to these farm­ers in Barangay Rum­bang, Po­totan, Iloilo. Wage Or­der No. 24 in­creas­ing the min­i­mum wage of work­ers in agri­cul­tural, non-agri­cul­tural, in­dus­trial, and com­mer­cial sec­tors in West­ern Visayas takes ef­fect to­day. In agri­cul­tural plan­ta­tions, the new min­i­mum wage is P295, up from P281.50.

IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN

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