MANILA, Philippines — Senator Francis Pangilinan on Monday urged the Department of Health (DOH) to honor the country’s “everyday heroes” in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring that they receive their P500-daily hazard pay.
“Let us honor and celebrate our everyday heroes against COVID by paying them their due, and releasing their daily hazard pay is the least we could do,” Pangilinan said in a statement.
“Araw-araw nilang hinaharap ang COVID, nag-aalaga at nagpapagaling sa mga maysakit, tinitiis nila na hindi makasama ang pamilya, nahihirapan sa commute, at araw-araw ring nakikipagsapalaran sa posibilidad na mahawa ng COVID,” he added.
(These health workers face the …
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