Summary of Latest Wage Orders and Implementing Rules
Issued by The Regional Boards
(As of 30 October 2017)

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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:


CAR
RB-CAR-18
  • ₱15 COLA
  • ₱10.00 basic wage increase
₱270.00-₱300.00 Minimum Wage Earners April 26, 2017 May 21, 2017

Baguio Midland Courier
June 05, 2017 Issued – May 19, 2017
Approved – July 24, 2017
Published – Aug. 06, 2017

The Herald Express

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

RB-CAR-
DW-2
  • 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-18
  • Ranging from P12.00-P27.00

Large – P280.00
Medium – P265.00
Small – P252.00
Micro – P243.00

Minimum Wage Earners July 20, 2016

September 17, 2016

 

Ilocos Herald
October 2, 2016

Issued – Sept. 30, 2016
Approved – Oct. 17, 2016
Published – Oct. 29, 2016

Ilocos Herald

WITH EXEMPTIONDeadline for filing:
January 12, 2017

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-20
  • ₱16.00 per day basic pay increase
₱380.00



In Aurora:
₱329.00
Minimum Wage Earners March 28, 2017

April 16, 2017

Philippine Daily Inquirer
May 01, 2017

Issued – Mar. 28, 2017
Approved – May 09, 2017
Published – May 22, 2017

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 –
Approved –
Published –

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED


RB-IVA RB-IVA-17

Integration of ₱12.50 CTPA and ₱13.00 SEA into the basic pay:

  • Upon effectivity: ₱13.00 SEA
  • Effective 1 October 2016 – ₱12.50 CTPA
₱5.00 to ₱73.20 basic wage increase by reason of area reclassification for a 7-year tranche.

GCA:
₱296.00-₱378.00

EGA:
₱293.00-₱328.50

RBA:

₱293.00-₱311.50

 

Minimum Wage Earners May 30, 2016

June 16, 2016

July 01, 2016

Issued – May 30, 2016
Approved – June 30, 2016
Published – July 5, 2016
Philippine Star

 

WITH EXEMPTION

Deadline for filing:
September 18, 2016

 

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 –
Approved –
Published –

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 –

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

RB-V RB-V-18
  • ₱25.00 basic wage for establishments employing 10 and above;
  • ₱42.00 basic wage for establishments employing 10;
  • ₱32.00 basic wage for establishments employing 1 to 9.

₱290.00

(establishments employing 10 and above)

₱280.00

(establishments employing 1 to 9)
Minimum Wage Earners 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-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-23
  • ₱25.00/day basic wage for Non-Agriculture/Industrial/ Commercial Employing more than 10
  • ₱15.00/day basic wage for Non-Agriculture/Industrial/ Commercial Employing 10 and below, Agriculture Plantation and Non-Plantation

₱323.50

Minimum Wage Earners December 16, 2016

March 01, 2017

Panay News
March 16, 2017

Issued – Feb. 14, 2017
Approved – Mar. 22, 2017
Published – Mar. 31, 2017

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing:
June 14, 2017

RB-VI-DW-01 ₱500.00 increase

₱2,500 – chartered cities and municipalities

₱2,000 – other municipalities
Domestic Workers December 21, 2015

February 3, 2016

Panay News
February 18, 2016

Issued – Feb. 16, 2016
Approved – Feb. 29, 2016
Published – March 9, 2016
Panay News

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED


RB-VII RB-VII-20
  • ₱13.00 per day increase in basic wage
₱366.00 Minimum Wage Earners February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017

Sun Star Cebu
March 10, 2017

Issued – Feb. 13, 2017
Approved – Apr. 04, 2017
Published – Apr. 19, 2017

The Freeman Daily News

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-19 Increases in the basic wage:
  • ₱25 for Non-Agriculture;
  • ₱23 for Sugar Mills;
  • ₱15 for Cottage/Handicraft;
  • ₱10 for Retail/Service with 10 workers and below;
  • ₱15 for Retail/Service with 11 up to 30 workers;
  • ₱10 for Agriculture Non-Sugar;
  • ₱10 for Agriculture Sugar Farm.

P285.00

(₱278.00 basic wage + ₱7.00 COLA)
Minimum Wage Earners December 19, 2016

January 28, 2017

Leyte Samar Daily Express
February 12, 2017

Issued – Jan. 24, 2017
Approved – Feb. 22, 2017
Published – June 06, 2017

Leyte Samar Daily Express

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED

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-I9
  • ₱6.00-₱16.00 basic pay increase (in tranches)
₱296.00 Minimum Wage Earners August 15, 2016

September 16, 2016

 

Zamboanga Today
October 1, 2016

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

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing:
December 27, 2016

 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 RB-X-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 –
Published –

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing:


RB-XI

RB-XI-19

  •  ₱23-₱29.00 basic wage increase upon effectivity.
  • ₱5.00 COLA under WO No. RBXI-18 to be integrated into the basic pay effective May 1, 2017.

Upon effectivity:
P340.00
(₱335+₱5 COLA)

Effective May 1, 2017:

₱340.00

 

Minimum Wage Earners November 04, 2016

December 01, 2016

                    

Mindanao Times
December 16, 2016

Issued – Nov. 14, 2016
Approved – Feb. 14, 2017
Published – Mar. 02, 2017

Mindanao Times

NO EXEMPTION ALLOWED


RB-XII RB-XII-19
  • Integration of ₱5.00 COLA into the basic pay;
  • Increase in basic pay:
    • ₱20/day for Non-Agriculture
    • ₱17/day for Retail/Service Establishment
    • ₱15/day for Agriculture

₱295.00

Minimum Wage Earners September 09, 2016

September 24, 2016

The Mindanao Cross
October 09, 2016

Issued – Sept. 9, 2016
Approved – Nov. 2, 2016
Published – Nov. 12, 2016
The Mindanao Cross

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing:
January 26, 2017


RB-XIII RB-XIII-14
  • Upon effectivity, ₱7.00/day basic wage increase;
  • Effective 01 October 2016, ₱5.00 COLA increase

Upon effectivity:
P275.00
(₱260 basic pay + ₱15.00 COLA)

Effective Oct. 1, 2016:
P280.00
(₱260 basic pay + ₱20.00 COLA)

Minimum Wage Earners May 30, 2016

June 16, 2016

 

Mindanao Goldstar Daily

 

July 01, 2016

Issued – June 16, 2016
Approved – June 30, 2016
Published – July 12, 2016
Mindanao Goldstar Daily

WITH EXEMPTION
Deadline of filing: September 25, 2016

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-16
  •  ₱15.00/day basic wage for Non-Agriculture;
  • ₱5.00 per day basic wage for Agriculture Plantation and Non-Plantation

₱265.00

Minimum Wage Earners January 20, 2016

February 15, 2016

Kutang Bato, Star Weekly News
March 01, 2016

Issued – March 14, 2016
Approved – April 27, 2016
Published – May 18,2016
Kutang Bato Star Weekly News

WITH EXEMPTION

Deadline of filing:
August 1, 2016