Summary of Latest Wage Orders and Implementing Rules
Issued by The Regional Boards
(As of 31 August 2018)

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Region Wage Order Wage Increase/COLA Non-Agriculture Minimum Wage Rate Coverage Wage Order Implementing Rules
Date of Issuance Date of Publication Date of Effectivity
NCR NCR-21 ₱21.00/day basic wage increase

₱512.00
(₱502.00 basic wage
+
₱10.00 COLA)

Minimum Wage Earners September 14, 2017 September 20, 2017

Philippine Star
October 05, 2017 Issued – September 15, 2017
Approved – September 25, 2017
Published – October 04, 2017

The Manila Times

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline for filing: December 18, 2017

NCR-DW-01 ₱1,000.00 increase ₱3,500 Domestic workers November 20, 2017 December 01, 2017

Philippine Star
December 16, 2017 Issued – Nov. 21, 2017
Approved – Dec. 07, 2017
Published – Dec. 13, 2017

The Manila Times

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

CAR
RB-CAR-19
  • ₱20.00-₱30.00/day basic wage increase

₱300.00-₱320.00

Minimum Wage Earners July 20, 2018

August 05, 2018

Baguio Midland Courier

August 20, 2018 Issued –July 20, 2018
Approved –
Published –

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

RB-CAR-
DW-02
  • P500.00 increase

P3,000 – chartered cities and municipalities

P2,500 – other municipalities

Domestic Workers March 09, 2017 April 23, 2017

Baguio Midland Courier
May 8, 2017 Issued – Apr. 26, 2017
Approved – July 05, 2017
Published – May 21, 2017

The Herald Express

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED


RB-I RB-I-19
  • Ranging from ₱13.00-₱30.00

Large & Comm. Fishing – ₱310.00
Medium – ₱285.00
Small – ₱265.00
Micro – ₱256.00

Minimum Wage Earners November 24, 2017

January 10, 2018

 

The Weekly City Bulletin
January 25, 2018

Issued – Nov. 24, 2017
Approved – Jan. 12, 2018
Published – Jan. 24, 2018

The Weekly City Bulletin

WITH EXEMPTIONDeadline for filing:
April 09, 2018

RB-I-DW-01
  • P1,500 increase in chartered cities and first class municipalities
  • P1,000 increase in other municipalities

P3,500 – chartered cities and municipalities

P2,500 – EGA and RBA other municipalities

Domestic workers August 17, 2016

September 17, 2016

 

Ilocos Herald
October 2, 2016

Issued – Aug. 17, 2016
Approved – Oct. 3, 2016
Published – Oct. 15, 2016

NO EXEMPTION ALOWED

RB-II RTWPB II-18
  • ₱40.00 basic wage increase
₱340.00

 

Minimum Wage Earners August 11, 2017

September 10, 2017

The Northern Forum
September 25, 2017

Issued – August 22, 2017
Approved – September 25, 2017
Published – October 01, 2017

The Northern Forum

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline for filing:
December 15, 2017
RB-II-DW-01
  • ₱500.00 increase in cities and first class municipalities
  • ₱1,000.00 increase in other municipalities
₱2,500.00 Domestic workers April 26, 2017 May 14, 2017


The Northern Forum
May 29, 2017

Issued Apr. 26, 2017
Approved June 07, 2017
Published June 11, 2017

The Northern Forum


NO EXEMPTION ALOWED

RB-III RB III-21
  • ₱20.00/day basic wage increase
[NOTE: The ₱20.00/day basic wage increase in the province of Aurora shall be given in two (2) tranches (upon effectivity & 6 mos. after effectivity)]

₱393.00-₱400.00

In Aurora:

₱339.00
Minimum Wage Earners June 28, 2018

July 17, 2018

 

Sun Star Pampanga
August 01, 2018

Issued – July 19, 2018
Approved – Aug. 09, 2018

Published –

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing:
August 5, 2017

RB-III-DW-01
  • ₱2,000.00 in cities and first class municipalities
  • ₱1,500.00 in other municipalities

₱4,000.00 - cities and first class municipalities

₱3,000.00 - other municipalities

Domestic Workers July 21, 2017

September 22, 2017

Sun Star Pampanga
October 07, 2017

Issued – Sept. 27, 2017
Approved – Nov. 17, 2017
Published – Dec. 03, 2017

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED


RB-IVA RB-IVA-18
  • P14.00-P21.50 basic wage increase per day

  • P2.00-P5.00 simplification increase to be given on December 01, 2019

 

GCA:
325.50-400.00

EGA:
317.50-344.00

RBA:

317.00-327.00

 

Minimum Wage Earners February 28, 2018

April 13, 2018

 

Philippine Star

April 28, 2018

Issued –
Approved –
Published –

 

WITH EXEMPTION

Deadline for filing:

RB-IVA-DW-01
  • ₱500.00 increase in GCA (chartered cities and municipalities)
  • ₱300.00 increase in EGA and RBA (other municipalities)

 

₱2,500 – GCA (chartered cities and municipalities)

₱1,800 – EGA and RBA (other municipalities)

Domestic Workers December 21, 2015

March 17, 2016

Philippine Star
April 01, 2016

Issued – Dec. 21, 2015
Approved – Feb. 29, 2016
Published – Mar. 17, 2016
Philippine Star

NO EXEMPTION ALOWED


RB-IVB RB-MIMAROPA-08
  • ₱15.00 per day for workers in establishments with 10 and above to be given in two (2) tranches;
  • ₱47.00 per day for workers in establishments with less than 10 to be given in four (4) tranches.

Establishments with 10 workers and above

₱290.00

Establishments with less than 10

₱247.00

Minimum Wage Earners September 05, 2017

September 09, 2017

The Manila Times
September 24, 2017

Issued – Oct. 25, 2017
Approved – Nov. 28, 2017
Published –Dec. 05, 2017

The Manila Times

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

RB-MIMAROPA-DW-01
  • ₱500.00 increase in cities and first class municipalities
  • ₱1,000.00 increase in other municipalities

₱2,500.00 – cities and first municipalities

₱2,500.00 – other municipalities

Domestic Workers May 26, 2017 June 22, 2017 July 07, 2017 Issued – May 26, 2017
Approved – July 07, 2017
Published – July 28, 2017

The Manila Times

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

RB-V RB-V-19
  • ₱20.00-₱30.00 basic wage increase to be given into two (2) tranches:
    • Upon effectivity
    • May 01, 2019

Upon effectivity:
₱305.00
(establishments employing 10 and above)

₱295.00(establishments employing 1 to 9)

 

Minimum Wage Earners August 14, 2018

Still for publication.

-

Issued –Aug. 20, 2018
Approved –
Published –

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

RB-V-DW-01
  • ₱1,000.00 increase in cities and first class municipalities;
  • ₱1,000.00 increase in other municipalities
₱3,000.00 – cities and first class municipalities

₱2,500.00 – other municipalities
Domestic Workers April 25, 2017 May 18, 2017

Bicol Mail
June 02, 2017 Issued – Apr. 25, 2017
Approved – June 07, 2017
Published – June 15, 2017
Bicol Mail

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

RB-VI RB-VI-24
  • ₱8.50-₱26.50/day basic wage increase
  • ₱5.00-₱15.00 COLA

₱365.00

Minimum Wage Earners June 08, 2018

June 27, 2018

Daily Guardian & Negros Daily Bulletin
July 12, 2018

Issued –June 18, 2018
Approved –July 19, 2018
Published –

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing:

RB-VI-DW-02 ₱1,000 – cities and first class municipalities;

₱1,500 – other municipalities

₱3,500

Domestic Workers November 06, 2017

November 23, 2017

Negros Daily Bulletin
December 08, 2017

Issued – Nov. 14, 2017
Approved – Dec. 12, 2017
Published – Jan. 26, 2018

Panay News & Negros Daily Bulletin

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED


RB-VII RB-VII-21
  • ₱10.00-₱52.00/day increase in basic wage
₱366.00 Minimum Wage Earners June 18, 2018

July 19, 2018

 

The Freeman
August 03, 2018

Issued –June 18, 2018
Approved –Aug. 09, 2018
Published –

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED
RB-VII-DW-01 ₱1,000.00 increase ₱3,000 chartered cities and municipalities

₱2,500 other municipalities
Domestic Workers

February 06, 2017

March 29, 2017

Sun Star Cebu
April 13, 2017 Issued Feb. 06, 2017
Approved May 09, 2017
Published May 26, 2017
The Freeman Daily News

NO EXEMPTION ALOWED

RB-VIII RB-VIII-20
  • Integration of ₱7.00 COLA under WO No. RBVIII-19 into the basic pay

  • ₱20.00-₱30.00 basic pay increase

P305.00

Minimum Wage Earners May 07, 2018

Still for publication.

 

Issued –May 21, 2018
Approved –June 29, 2018
Published –

 

RB-VIII-DW-01
  • ₱500.00 increase

₱2,500 – chartered cities and municipalities

₱2,000 – other municipalities

Domestic Workers March 03, 2016

March 08, 2016

Leyte Samar Daily Express
March 23, 2016

Issued – March 30, 2016
Approved – May 4, 2016
Published – May 31, 2016
Leyte Samar Daily Express

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED


RB-IX  RB-IX-20
  • ₱20.00/day basic wage increase
₱316.00 Minimum Wage Earners June 29, 2018

July 15, 2018

 

Zamboanga Today
July 30, 2018

Issued –July 09, 2018
Approved –
Published –

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing:

 RB-IX-DW-01
  • ₱500.00 in chartered cities and first class municipalities
  • ₱500.00 in other municipalities

₱2,500 – chartered cities and municipalities

₱2,000 – other municipalities

Domestic Workers August 15, 2016

September 16, 2016

 

Zamboanga Today
October 1, 2016

Issued – Aug. 15, 2016
Approved – Oct. 3, 2016
Published – Oct. 13, 2016

NO EXEMPTION ALOWED


RB-X RBX-19
  • ₱8.00–₱15.00 basic wage increase
  • ₱5.00 COLA

WCI–  ₱338.00
WCII– ₱331.00
WCIII–₱323.00WCIV–₱304.00

Minimum Wage Earners May 23, 2017

July 07, 2017

Mindanao Daily News

July 16, 2017

Issued – June 14, 2017
Approved – July 17, 2017
Published – July 28, 2017

Mindanao Daily Newspaper

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing: October 11, 2017

RBX-DW-01 ₱1,000 – chartered cities and municipalities;

₱500 – other municipalities
₱3,000 – cities and first class municipalities;

₱2,000 – other municipalities
Domestic Workers November 14, 2017 November 21, 2017

Mindanao Daily
December 06, 2017

Issued – Nov. 14, 2017
Approved – Dec. 12, 2017
Published – Jan. 04, 2018

Mindanao Daily News

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

RB-XI

RBXI-19

  • ₱56.00/day basic wage increase to be given in two (2) tranches.

Upon effectivity:
₱370.00

 

Effective May 1, 2017:

₱396.00

 

Minimum Wage Earners June 27, 2018

August 01, 2018

Sun Star Davao

August 16, 2018

Issued –July 16, 2018
Approved –Aug. 31, 2018
Published –

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

RBXI-DW-01
  • ₱1,000 – chartered cities and municipalities

  • ₱500 – other municipalities
  • ₱3,000 – cities and first class municipalities

  • ₱2,000 – other municipalities
Domestic Workers October 30, 2017 December 01, 2017

Sun Star Davao
December 16, 2017

Issued – Nov. 07, 2017
Approved – Dec. 11, 2017
Published – Jan. 15, 2018

EDGE Davao Newspaper

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

RB-XII RB-XII-20
  • Increase in basic pay:
    • ₱16/day for Non-Agriculture
    • ₱18/day for Agriculture/Retail/Service Establishment

₱311.00

Minimum Wage Earners April 13, 2018

April 26, 2018

Brigada News Philippines
May 11, 2018

Issued –Apr. 13, 2018
Approved –May 09, 2018
Published –

 

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing:

RBXII-DW-01 ₱500 – chartered cities and municipalities

₱500 – other municipalities
₱2,500 – cities and first class municipalities

₱2,000 – other municipalities
Domestic Workers October 24, 2017 November 25, 2017

The Mindanao Cross
December 10, 2017

Issued – Oct. 24, 2017
Approved – Dec. 12, 2017
Published – Jan. 06, 2018

Mindanao Cross

NO EXEMPTION ALOWED

RB-XIII RB-XIII-15
  • ₱10.00 COLA upon effectivity;
  • ₱10.00/day in the basic pay effective February 14, 2018;
  • ₱5.00/day in the basic pay effective May 01, 2018
Upon effectivity: ₱290.00
(₱260 basic pay + ₱30.00 COLA)

Effective Feb. 14, 2018: ₱300.00
(₱270 basic pay + ₱30.00 COLA)

Effective May 01, 2018: ₱305.00
(₱275 basic pay + ₱30.00 COLA)
Minimum wage earners November 10, 2017 November 23, 2017

Mindanao Daily News
December 08, 2017

Issued – Dec. 08, 2017
Approved – Dec. 22, 2017
Published – Jan. 08, 2018

Mindanao Daily News

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing:

March 24, 2018

RB-XIII-DW-01
  • ₱1,000.00 in chartered cities and first class municipalities
  • ₱1,000.00 in other municipalities

₱3,000 – chartered cities and municipalities

₱2,500 – other municipalities

Domestic Workers September 09, 2016

September 27, 2016

 

Mindanao Goldstar Daily

 

October 12, 2016

Issued – Sept. 19, 2016
Approved – Oct. 3, 2016
Published – Oct. 21, 2016
Mindanao GoldStar Daily

NO EXEMPTION ALOWED

ARMM RB-ARMM-17
  • ₱15.00/day basic wage increase

₱280.00

Minimum Wage Earners April 23, 2018

May 31, 2018

The Mindanao News Star
June 15, 2018

Issued –June 26, 2018
Approved –June 26, 2018
Published –July 12, 2018

The Mindanao News Star

WITH EXEMPTION

Deadline of filing:
September 25, 2018