There are 2.3 million government employees in the Philippines, and 720,000 are non-regulars or contractual workers under different names, such as job order, emergency-hired, memorandum of agreement (MOA)-hired workers, and contract of services.
Category: Labor & Employment
“Any policy that does not aim to end all forms of contractualization can never be acceptable to workers.”
“Management is claiming that the company is losing money but showed no proof to back up its claim.”
Aside from KMU-SMR, other regional chapters of the KMU have a standing complaint against the Republic of the Philippines with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in relation to military-instigated attacks on unions, unionists and workers.
Some HTI fire survivors shared that they had crawled on bodies of workers who appeared to be unconscious at the second floor.
“The lack of concrete measures from the labor department to address and prevent workplace tragedies is appalling.”
The “Government has always been wary of providing the people with much needed support but is ever ready to ensure the profit of foreign investors through various forms of incentives including providing sovereign guarantees to private multinational corporations.”
Her one chance now to leave the death row rests on successfully prosecuting her recruiters in the Philippines.
“Clearly, the labor department has not yet taken concrete steps to fulfill the President’s commitment.”
More than half a million government employees are non-regulars who are classified under different names, suc as emergency-hired, memorandum-of-agreement (MOA) workers, job-order employees.
Their only demands are regularization on the job, immediate economic relief through a wage increase, and some benefits.