Summary of Wage Legislations Granting Cost of Living Allowance (1974 – 1987)

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EFFECTIVITY DATE ORDER/ ACT/ DECREE COVERAGE COST OF LIVING ALLOWANCE
NON-
AGRICULTURE
AGRICULTURE
 PLANTATION  NON-
PLANTATION
01 Aug. 1974 PD 525   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P500 and are not paid emergency allowance in accordance with LOI 174
 Establishments with capitalization of more than P1M 50.00 a/ 50.00 a/  50.00 a/
 Establishments with capitalization of more than P100,000 but not exceeding P1M 30.00 a/  30.00 a/   30.00 a/
 Establishments with capitalization of P100,000 or less 15.00 a/  15.00 a/  15.00 a/
01 May 1977 PD 1123   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P600  60.00/mo. a/  60.00 a/  60.00 a/
01 Apr 1979 PD 1614   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P1,000  60.00/mo. b/  40.00/mo.b/  20.00/mo.b/
01 Sept.1979 PD 1634   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P1,500  60.00/mo. b/  60.00/mo.b/  Exempted
01 Jan. 1980 PD 1634   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of more than P1,500 30.00/mo. b/  30.00/mo.b/  –
20 Feb. 1980 PD 1678   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P1,500   2.00/day b/  1.50/day b/  1.50/day b/
18 Aug. 1980 PD 1713   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P1,500  60.00/mo. b/  45.00/mo.b/  30.00/mo.b/
22 Mar 1981 WO No. 1   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P1,500  2.00/day c/  1.50/day c/  1.00/day c/
06 July 1983 WO No. 2   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P1,800  1.50/day c/ .50/day c/  –
01 Oct. 1983 WO No. 2   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P1,800  1.00/day c/  1.00/day c/  1.00/day c/
01 Nov. 1983 WO No. 3   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P1,800  3.00/day c/  2.50/day c/  1.00/day c/
01 Dec. 1983 WO No. 4   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P1,800  1.50/day c/  1.00/day c/  1.00/day c/
16 June 1984 WO No. 5   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P1,800  5.00/day c/  3.5/day c/ 2.00/day c/
01 Nov. 1984 WO No. 6   All private workers receiving a monthly salary of not more than P1,800  3.00/day c/  2.00/day c/  1.50/day c/

a/ Integrated into the basis pay of all covered workers pursuant to PD 1751, effective January 1, 1981.

b/ Integrated into the basic pay of all covered workers pursuant to Wage Order No. 4, Effective May 1, 1984.

c/ Integrated into the basic pay of all covered workers pursuant to executive Order No. 178, effective May 1, 1987 for COLAs    under WO Nos. 1 & 2, October 1, 1987 for COLAs under WO No. 3 and January 1, 1988 for COLAs under WO Nos. 5 & 6

 

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