PH labor laws say that employees performing tasks that are “necessary and desirable to the usual business of the company” are considered regular employees.
Category: Labor & Employment
“President Aquino unjustly denied our pensioners the much-needed although still meager pension hike approved by Congress while the SSS top executives are enjoying millions in salaries, perks, and bonuses.” – Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate
‘Joel Maglunsod would surely push for pro-worker reforms and policies in government.’
“The message is clear: lowly soldiers should not follow illegal orders from superiors because they will walk free and (lowly soldiers) will take the fall.”
“It is also dismaying how the NLRC has robbed the RMN Davao workers of their most potent weapon and constitutionally guaranteed right in their search for humane and just employment…”
“This is our continued protest against the near moratorium increases that Management is offering its employees for the next two years’ CBA.”
“We hope that the appointee would back workers’ demands for a National Minimum Wage in the amount of P750 per day, for an end to contractualization, for respect for workers’ right to unionize and strike, and for the upholding of workplace safety and health.”
“The country’s justice system and the government make it very clear that they consider workers’ lives very cheap. Justice for the victims and survivors is being denied and lessons from the tragedy remain unheeded.”
“The closure of Fabella hospital, amid the privatization of several other government-run hospitals and healthcare facilities, does not bode well for the continuous hike in maternal and infant mortality rates in the country.”
“This is a reflection of government neglect and abandonment. One of the solutions is for the state to provide adequate budget to basic and essential health services.”
Health workers and patients of the century-old maternity hospital fear that its transfer is prelude to its privatization.