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Teachers dismayed over SSL4

BAGUIO CITY — Participants of the 2016 National Leadership Training and Seminar of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) marched down Session Road to air their demand for just and decent pay and benefits for teachers, February 21.

Senior citizens nagpiket sa SSS Santiago City

SANTIAGO CITY – Kinalampag muli ng mga senior citizens ang pamahalaang Aquino para ipagkaloob na ang hinihiling na dagdag sa Social Security System (SSS) Pension na nakapaloob sa panukalang batas ni Rep. Neri Colmenares ng Bayan Muna Party List.

Fight for pension hike continues

VIGAN CITY — “Our Lolos and Lolas not minding their physical limitations who waited for hours to attend the plenary session of the House of Congress and were only disappointed and outraged when suddenly the presiding officer announced the session adjourned will our inspiration in not giving up their fight,” said Bayan Muna (BM) Party List Representative Carlos Zarate during a forum with members of the Federated Senior Citizens Association of the Province of Ilocos Sur.

Abra group condemns House leadersship for override failure

BANGUED, Abra — Abra-based group Kakailian Salakniban Tay Amin a Nagtaudan (Kastan CPA-Abra) condemned today the House of Representatives (HOR) and President Benigno Aquino III for deliberately depriving senior citizens the Php2,000 pension increase.

Congress adjourns to prevent SSS veto override

BAGUIO CITY — Youth group Anakbayan Cordillera slams what they believed to be a Malacanang Palace-backed move of the House of Representative leadership to adjourn its session to prevent the possible override of the President’s veto on Social Security System (SSS) pension hike.

Senior citizens ask HOR to override PNoy’s veto on SSS pension increase

BAGUIO CITY — Members of the Blessed Association of Retired Persons (BARP) marched with militant groups on January 28 down Session Road to the SSS regional office calling on congress and senate to override President Benigno Aquino III’s veto of the additional Php2,000 to SSS pension as part of nationally coordinated action of pensioners.

LGU employees decry proposed pay hike

BAGUIO CITY — The proposed Salary Standardization Law 4 is discriminatory and this will only benefit the executives and officials in the government according to League of Local Government Units Employees (League) National President Erwin Lanuza.

Editorial: SSS pension hike now!

It can be recalled that the president pulled out his privilege to veto House Bill 5842 an act to authorize an across the board increase in Social Security System (SSS) pension by Php2,000 a month. Authored by Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares which originally asked for Php7,000 and has been pending in the House of Representatives for past five years despite the people’s lobby and street mobilizations it received through those years.

Dakami Ti Umili: Tuloy latta ti laban para iti SSS pension hike

Inton Pebrero 3, 2016 ti maudi a sesyon ti kongreso. Kayat na saoen daytoy met laeng ti maudi nga aldaw tapno mabalin pay a ma-override ti veto ni President Aquino iti House Bill 5842 wenno isu ti makunkuna a P2,000-pension hike para kadagiti pensioners ti SSS. Iti bassit nga aldaw a nabatbati ket ipadas tayo amin a kabaelan tayo tapno ma-override ti veto babaen iti 2/3 votes ti kongreso.

Override PNoy’s veto on SSS pension hike (Baguio City)

Senior citizens and progressive groups in Baguio City marched down Session Road and picketed the Social Security System office. They are demanding Congress to override the veto of Pres. Benigno Aquino III on the Php 2,000 increase in SSS pension.