The Senate Bill No. 49 is entitled “Adjusting the Salary Schedule of Civilian Personnel in the Government, and For Other Purposes” and this Act shall be known as the “Salary Standardization Law V”.
Previous Salary Standardization Law
Starting January 1, 2016 up to January 1, 2019, there had an implementation of four (4) tranches made for Salary Standardization Law (SSL).
- First Tranche Salary Standardization (SSL) Law Effective January 1, 2016
- Second Tranche Salary Standardization (SSL) Law Effective January 1, 2017
- Third Tranche Salary Standardization (SSL) Law Effective January 1, 2018
- Fourth Tranche Salary Standardization (SSL) Law Effective January 1, 2019
Coverage of Salary Standardization Law V
The Salary Schedule herein provided shall apply to all positions for civilian government personnel in the Executive, Legislative and Judicial Branches, including Constitutional Commissions, State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) not covered by RA No. 10149, Government Financial Institutions (GFIs), and local government units (LGUs), whether regular, casual or contractual in nature, appointive or elective, on full-time or part-time basis, now existing or hereafter created.
Salary Standardization Law V in Three Tranches
According to Senate Bill No. 49, there will be three (3) tranches for the Salary Schedule for Civilian Personnel which will be implemented on January 1, 2020 (First Tranche), January 1, 2021 (Second Tranche), January 1, 2022 (Third Tranche).
Status of SSL V Implementation
Secretary Wendel Avisado of the Department of Budget and Management is ‘open’ to taking the executive route for the salary hike of government workers, instead of allowing Congress to pass it.
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SSL V First Tranche
SSL V Second Tranche
SSL V Third Tranche