Health Laws And Places

Home » Magna Carta » Legal Battle on Magna Carta

Legal Battle on Magna Carta

Advertisements

Recent Posts: WORDatTheNet

Vaccine against homosexuality

What is a vaccine against homosexuality? Is there such a thing? This issue may be answered by the statements of Pope Francis when he warned against “administering a vaccine against faith”.  And the publisher fully agrees with him that there is such a thing. When the Pope mentioned ‘vaccine against faith”, definitely, he is referring […]

Sex organ is the forbidden meat to be eaten

Nowadays, seldom you could find a preacher teaching “oral sex” as forbidden “meat eating”. Instead, you could find priests and preachers, who are fun of sex organs. At the same time, they are silent on the issue and some are allegedly forgiving and accommodating to homosexuals, lesbians and heterosexuals, who are also sexually “eating” the same […]

Advertisements

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

Advertisements
%d bloggers like this: