A DOCTOR and 10 other outsourced workers in Sogod

first_imgA DOCTOR and 10 other outsourced workers in Sogod and Danao District Hospitals are asking Cebu Gov. Hilario Davide III to compel their agency to grant them work benefits.In a letter to the governor, Dr. Francisco Dayak and 10 others hired by 5 Stars Amalgamated Manpower and Allied Services Inc., said the agency has not released their 13th month pay for 2103 and other benefits.ADVERTISEMENT They said they have been working in district hospitals since April 2013 and have been denied their compensation for three months, from September to November by their agency.“We have been working for many months and have been denied our compensation for three successive months and yet we continued to work because we do not want to compromise the health of our people especially the poor in the province,” said their letter dated Dec. 31, 2013.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPasig to sue 6 enforcers for extortion“We, as health providers, did our duties in spite of the nonpayment of our salary. We abandoned our families without food to eat because we are totally out of money and are morally obliged to do and fulfill our duties,” Dayak and the 10 workers said.They lamented that the agency didn’t remit their contributions to the SSS, Medicare, Pag-ibig and failed to pay them for overtime work during legal holidays. It’s time to consider taking sea row to UN – Del Rosario Baybayin revival makes native PH history hip LATEST STORIES Painters refuse to go quietly Governor Davide told reporters the Capitol can ask the agency to grant the employees’ benefits.MORE STORIESnewsinfoMan bites snake into pieces after it attacked himnewsinfoDILG tells LGUs: Don’t fear NPA, take a standnewsinfo100% spike in cases prompts DOH call for LGUs to step up fight vs dengueMORE STORIESnewsinfoMan bites snake into pieces after it attacked himnewsinfoDILG tells LGUs: Don’t fear NPA, take a standnewsinfo100% spike in cases prompts DOH call for LGUs to step up fight vs dengue“We don’t have full control over this because the Capitol does not have an employee-employer relationship with these personnel. But we can demand that they be paid. That’s the agency’s obligation,” he said.Davide has declared it his policy to end the outsourcing of employees under the Cebu provincial government, especially in district hospitals, to improve the quality of healthcare by ensuring tenure of health professionals. He said this is part of his thrust in personnel development and capacity building./Correspondent Peter L. RomanillosADVERTISEMENT Tolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal Cebu City treasurer: Get business permits in only 10 minutes Read Nextcenter_img MOST READ PH protests Chinese boat swarm, warship passage WHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccine Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension View commentslast_img

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