Today, the President of the Philippines finally signed Executive Order (“EO”) No. 201 providing for increases in the current salaries of government employees. The increase shall have retroactive application to 1 January 2016.
EO no. 201 will be applicable to all civilian personnel in the Executive, Legislative and Judicial Branches, Constitutional Commissions and other Constitutional Offices, Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) not covered by RA No. 10149, and local government units (LGUs); regardless of appointment status, whether regular, contractual or casual; appointive or elective; and on full-time or part-time basis.
The increase will take place gradually – in yearly tranches until 2019. You may refer to the text of EO no. 201 at http://www.gov.ph/2016/02/19/executive-order-no-201-s-2016/
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