August 05, 2015     Philippines
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Labor & Employment


Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

BPO employees’ network blames Roxas for abusive work environment

“You need to get yourselves organized. After all, it’s a constitutionally guaranteed right.” – UP Prof. Patricia R.P. Salvador Daway

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Workers belie rosy economic growth figures

The disparity between the rich and the poor has only widened as wages were kept depressed and dragged further down by the two-tier wage system, which the Aquino administration introduced early into its term.

Sunday, July 26th, 2015

DOJ hit for ‘insulating’ Roxas, Baldoz from liability over Kentex tragedy

“The criminal negligence of the Department of Labor and Employment and the Bureau of Fire Protection resulted in the deaths of Kentex workers…”

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

Kentex workers, relatives troop to Ombudsman to push call for justice

There has been no update, no feedback, no nothing about their case.

Sunday, July 19th, 2015

Semirara mineworkers’ death another proof of occupational safety violations

“We express our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the five miners who were found dead in the open-pit coal mine in Semirara Island. We also express our solidarity with the families and friends of...

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

2 months after Kentex fire| Workers demand policy change, justice

“Justice is what we want.”

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Public understanding sought in case LBC workers go on strike

As the LBC management is asking the labor department to assume jurisdiction of the labor dispute to quell the impending strike, the concerned union and supporters in the capital waved “Boycott LBC Express” posters.

Monday, July 6th, 2015

News in pictures | State workers protest harassment

Their dialogue and complaint-filing at the Department of Justice may hang in the air for the moment, but the voices of the members of Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees (COURAGE) were not silenced...

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

‘Regularization order still exists only on paper’ – Tanduay workers

Tanduay workers have initiated a campaign to boycott Tanduay products and they are asking the people to support it.

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Contractualization kills – workers’ groups

"It is an alarming business practice: workers both in public and private sectors are forced to work for wages below the meagre minimum wage, with no benefits, no job security and under poor health and safety...

Friday, June 26th, 2015

GMA 7 talents declared as regular employees

"The employment status of a person is defined and prescribed by law and not by what the parties say it should be."

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