Sec. Ubial approves increased hazard pay to state health workers, proposes for salary hike

The Magna Carta of Public Health Workers states that public health workers shall be compensated with hazard allowances equivalent to at least twenty-five percent (25%) of monthly basic salary of those receiving salary grade 19 and below, and five percent (5%) for those with salary grade 20 and above.  These covers those public health workers in hospitals, sanitaria, rural health units, main health centers, health infirmaries, barangay health stations, clinics and other health-related establishment located in difficult areas, strife-torn and embattled areas, distressed or isolated stations, prisons camp, mental hospitals, radiation-exposed clinics, laboratories or disease-infested areas, or in areas declared under state-of-calamity or emergency […]

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