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Sunday, July 12, 2009

1978: THE MINIMUM WAGE : 18 PESOS PER DAY

In 1978, labor groups were asking for a 18 pesos a day minimum wage. The government was adamant and said NO to the demands. Well, that's only 540 pesos a month. Not enough to buy a sack of rice in today's prices.



Philippines Daily Express/ May 26, 1978


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