Taguig City announced that it will double the monthly pay of barangay health workers in the city. This comes after Taguig City has promoted these barangay health workers from volunteers to job order personnel beginning April 1. With this, they will now be receiving a regular salary instead of allowance and additional benefits.
Human Resource Management Office (HRMO) head Jeanette Clemente said, “Taguig’s leaders noted how our BHWs worked as front liners in the COVID-19 response and how they’ve dedicated their lives as implementers of our healthcare programs even before this.” Clemente also said the increased payment will remain even after the ECQ.
Taguig also said that barangay health workers will also be entitled to a yearly P15,000 performance incentive. Mayor Lino Cayetano says, “The salary increase is one way we are expressing thanks to our frontliners who, since Day 1, have tirelessly worked to ensure every Taguigeño is provided the care they deserve. Without them, our goal of a healthy city is impossible.”
Do you have a story for the WhenInManila.com Team? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or send us a direct message at WhenInManila.com Facebook Page. Interact with the team and join the WhenInManila.com Community at WIM Squad!