RECHARGING. Electrician Warren Perrer, 27, takes a meal across a four-storey building on Villamor street, where he works. In Davao region, the basic wage of a non-agricultural worker ranges from 222 pesos to 224 pesos, according to the National Wages and Productivity Commission. Earlier, construction workers in this building said they were paid 140 pesos to 200 pesos, and one free-meal, for an eight-hour work. ( photo by Barry Ohaylan)

comments powered by Disqus