BULAKAN, BULACAN—After police officers and soldiers, teachers are next in line for a salary increase, President Duterte promised on Thursday. You are the most numerous,” Mr. Duterte said during the groundbreaking rites of Gen. Gregorio del Pilar National High School at Barangay Sta. But he will not meet with teachers affiliated with Leftist groups, Mr. Duterte said, adding: “I don’t like the Left. The President assured teachers that he had already discussed the planned salary increase with Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno. “[T]he DBM chief assured that the fourth tranche salary adjustment will be implemented by February and that government employees will be entitled to their salary differential,” the DBM said.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer January 11, 2019 21:33 UTC