This 2014 Edition contains more detailed illustrations and sample computations based on existing regional minimum wage rates. The factors or divisors used to facilitate the computation of equivalent monthly rates for monthly and daily-paid workers have also been itemized for better appreciation.
Another significant addition is the enumeration of applicable minimum wage rates and benefits of the Kasambahay pursuant to Republic Act No. 10361 or Batas Kasambahay
Despite the updates, this Handbook retains its simple and reader-friendly layout. This Handbook is a very important tool in sustaining our efforts towards better understanding of labor standards, improvement of working conditions, and promotion of a culture of voluntary compliance with labor standards among stakeholders. The back-page directory lists the addresses and contact details of DOLE offices for the public to send in their inquiries and feedbacks.
Consistent with our aim to bring DOLE’s services to the grassroots, this Handbook now comes in English and Filipino versions