WV Kasambahays new wage rate P3,500.00 monthly

The new wage rate of domestic helpers or kasambahays in Western Visayas as approved by the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) under the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), is P3,500.00 per month effective December 8, 2017.

This includes those in the provinces of Aklan, Antique, Iloilo, Capiz, Guimaras, and Negros Occidental, according to Amalia Judicpa, DOLE 6 PIO.

The new Wage Order was a result of the two public hearings conducted on October 17 and October 23, 2017 in Iloilo City and Bacolod City, respectively.

Judicpa said, “With the issuance of EO No. 38, Series of 2017 by President Rodrigo Duterte on August 9, 2017, revoking EO 183 which created Negros Island Region, the Province of Negros Occidental was reverted to Region 6 and is now covered by Wage Order No. RBVI-DW 02.*(EBColmo)