Health Laws And Places

Home » Magna Carta » Legal Battle on Magna Carta

Legal Battle on Magna Carta


Recent Posts: WORDatTheNet

Where did the names ‘Jesus’ and ‘Christ’ originate?

If you are God and everyday, you are hearing people praising and worshipping a name, which is not your name, what will you feel? Will you be happy? This sub-article of Shocking truth about ‘Jesus Christ’ name mainly focuses on the origin of the names ‘Jesus’ and ‘Christ’. This is to know, whether or not, […]

Yahushua: The Only Way to the Father

Based on historical facts, no Jesus name ever existed, when the messiah was here in earth. Hence, despite it is written in the bible and strong delusions of professing biblical scholars, the rejection of Jesus Christ name as the only way to the Father is justified, because, spiritually, the Jesus Christ entity is virtually impossible […]


SM Cebu

Magna Carta in SM Cebu

In an unprecedented turn of event, the Philippine Public Health Association or PPHA filed a class suit for Prohibition and Certiorari on Magna Carta before the Supreme Court against the Department of Health (DOH), Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and Civil Service Commission (CSC). The legal battle was commenced  last  May 31, 2013.

The case arose from the issuance of DBM-DOH Joint Circular No. 1 s. 2012 and CSC-DBM Joint Circular s. 2012 Said circulars were issued as of November 29, 2012 and September 9, 2012, respectively.

DBM-DOH Joint Circular No. 1 s. 2012 is otherwise known as  “Rules and Regulations on the Grant of Compensation-Related Magna Carta Benefits to Public Health Workers (PHWs)” while CSC-DBM Joint Circular s. 2012 is known as  the “Rules and Regulations on the Grant of Step Increment/s Due to Meritorious Performance and Step Increment Due to Length of Service”.

Specifically, PPHA challenges the implementation of DBM-DOH Joint Circular No. 1 s. 2012 as it allegedly deprives the health workers of Hazard Pay and other Magna carta benefits and the implementation  of one provision of CSC-DBM Joint Circular s. 2012 which allegedly deprives officials and employees including PHWs to be granted both Longevity Pay and Increment Pay due to Length of Service.

PPHA believes that these administrative circulars were issued in excess of jurisdictions and with grave abuse of discretion as they did not pass the substantive procedural requirement of publication and consultation. It thus seek for the setting aside of these rules, categorical ruling on Longevity Pay and Increment Pay as two distinct benefits and prays that the benefits be included in the annual budget proposal to Congress.

There is no ruling yet on the prayer for writ of preliminary injunction in the petition.

>>To  Home Page to also proceed to The Forum

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio together with Atty. Alexis Albao, MD

Handshake between two lawyers, Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio and Atty. Alexis Albao

%d bloggers like this: