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December 19, 2019

SSL-5 pay hike approved: The Senate approved on third and final reading Senate Bill 1219, shortly after the House of Representatives passed its own version of the SSL-5.

Senator Sonny Angara, who defended the bill, said the fifth round of salary increases will be implemented in four tranches, starting January 1 next year. The succeeding rounds will be implemented in 2021, 2022 and 2023.