The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on Wednesday advises public not to be deceived by the circulating text messages regarding the Performance-Based Bonus (PBB) for government employees.
In its official website (ww, the agency informed the public that it has not released a memorandum related to the PBB, indicating that government employees will only be receiving Php 10,000 in March 1, 2013. DBM said that the the amount that each employee will receive is not across-the-board, rather, dependent on individual and bureau performance.
DBM informs the public that there is also no memorandum released about a 15% salary increase by June 2013, and that the agency is still implementing wage increase based on the Salary Standardization Law III, the 4th tranche of which already took effect last year.
The public is asked to the DBM if they received any of these false text messages. Send reports via email to email@example.com, stating the message you have received and the number of the sender.
The Performance-Based Bonus (PBB) system is a merit-based incentive program that recognizes and rewards exemplary performance in government. Launched by the Aquino administration in 2012, the PBB ultimately aims to improve the delivery of goods and services to all Filipinos, as well as institute a culture of excellence and public service across the bureaucracy.
The Performance-Based Bonus range from P5,000 to P 35,000 depending on the performance of your agency you work for and your individual performance.
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