Inihayag ng Department of Budget and Management (DBM) na sa akinse ng buwang ito ipapamahagi ang kanilang P5,000 Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI).
“For the national government agencies, an estimated amount of P7.5 billion has been set aside in the 2017 Budget to finance the PEI grant of around 1.5 million workers across the national government,” sabi ng DBM sa isang statement.
“The PEI of P5,000 shall be given to government employees not earlier than December 15, 2017, provided that they are still in the service as of November 30, 2017 and that they have rendered at least a total of four months of at least satisfactory service as of November 30, 2017,” dagdag pa nito.
Ang kautusan ay inisyu bilang Budget Circular No. 2017-4, na ipinalabas ng DBM noong Lunes.
“As mandated by EO 201, the PEI is meant to improve the productivity of government workers,” sabi pa ng DBM.
“The PEI is granted to government workers, alongside the upward adjustment of the salary schedule in the bureaucracy, and new benefits such as mid-year bonus equivalent to one-month basic salary,” saad pa ng ahensiya.