It is indeed a merry christmas for 720 000 public school teachers as they are going to receive a higher bonuses these coming holidays.
TDC or The Teacher’s Dignity Coalition revealed that by the end of the year, public school teachers are expected to get bonuses ranging from 34 000 to 64 000 pesos.
TDC chair Benjo Basas said a teacher with basic salary 19 000 will have a minimum of 5 000 (performance based bonus), 19 000 ( a year end bonus worth), 5 000 cash gift and another 5 000 productivity enchancement incentive.
Benjo Basas added that only about 2% of teaching force would get the maximum amount of performance based bonus since it is hard to het PBB higher than 5 000.
Officials, Teachers, and DepEd employees who received national award last year from the Civil Service Commission, National Literacy Awards, and Metrobank Foundation will get the bonus in full 35 000.