October 10, 2015     Philippines
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Labor & Employment


Friday, October 9th, 2015

Layoffs in PBCom prompt bank employees’ protest

“We cannot turn a blind eye for our members who are being eased out of their jobs one by one by the management just to save on costs in the name of profit.”

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Metalworkers join Global Day of Action to STOP Precarious Work

“As humans, we are supposed to work in order to live. But corporate greed made us live just to work for capitalists,” Oliquino.

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Aquino boast on better jobs in APEC untrue – Ibon

“The rise of low-paying, insecure jobs under Aquino’s term has increasingly proven that ordinary Filipinos are not the beneficiaries of his brand of governance and economics.”

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Labor relations body junks GMA 7’s appeal, declares talents regular employees

“TAG is confident that the decisions of the arbiter and commissioner of the NLRC are affirmations that we have a solid case for regularization.”

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Latest survey bolsters clamor for hike in wages, reduction in prices

“There can be no genuine economic growth when workers and Filipinos suffer from low wages, high prices and widespread unemployment.”

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Tanduay strikers defy police threats, mark 10th death anniversary of Nestle unionist

“The workers are continuing his fight for just wages and decent jobs.”

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

How to measure happiness?| Labor group bucks survey conclusion on ‘happy workers’

“Our unions, federations and regional chapters as well as institutions close to us are swamped with complaints from workers about their working conditions.”

Friday, September 4th, 2015

‘Workers worse off despite triple hike in DOLE budget’ – Gabriela solons

“There is no reason at all to throw in taxpayers' money to DOLE when it cannot even provide Congress with the nationwide and disaggregated statistics of contract labor employees in the private sector, a piece of information...

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Chemical workers appeal for support to union leaders

A labor NGO urged Cenapro Chemicals owner Mr. Amado Go to respect workers’ rights as befits a Christian most especially a Papal awardee.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Japanese firm workers slam “illegal dismissal” of 100 colleagues

“Under DO 18-A, it has now become legal for companies to evade responsibility in giving workers their right to regular 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

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