March 30, 2015     Philippines
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Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

LBC Davao workers on protest

Union says its overall proposal would cost LBC just P3.15 million out of its accumulated net income of P56.85 million over the last two years.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

State workers call for truth and accountability over Mamasapano fiasco

“It speaks of the kind of leadership we want for DENREU, accountable and just. It’s not simply admitting and apologizing, but being ready to face the consequences of your action."

Friday, February 27th, 2015

BPO employees stage candle lighting for job security, benefits amid takeover of company

“WCSI management remained deaf and blind to the fear of many employees because of so many information being withheld by the company.”

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Contractualization in public sector, rampant and anti-worker – workers union

“Back in 2010, there were at least 1.4 million workers, where 22 percent of the total government workers who are either contractuals or job orders, but are no longer any data available on contractualization as the Civil...

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

PH workers stand for the right to strike

“The right to strike cannot be separated from the right to organize. The reason why workers are organized and unionized is to collectively defend their right and through a strike they are asserting that right. Without it,...

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Workers group slams Aquino for worsening plight of workers

“Aquino’s disregard for the lives of Filipinos is shown not only by the January 25 incident in Mamasapano but by his Cheap Labor Policy."

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

Gov’t urged to strictly implement occupational health, safety

“Employers must not only pay administrative fines and sanctions, they must also face criminal liabilities for any death or injury caused by their violation of occupational health and safety standards.”

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Child workers get a chance to go back to school

Until EILER’s back-to-school project for child workers came to their village, Pitang was a stay-in among the sakada, where 26 from their village alone are child workers aged 10 to 12.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

P16,000 minimum wage urged to avert more hunger, deprivation

“Wages take decades to adjust but the prices of Meralco, gas, water, increase often, just like that.” – Kadamay-NCR

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Govt reports ‘better quality jobs,’ labor campaigns vs ‘contractualization’

“From contract to contract, an untenured worker is threatened with unemployment and hence is forced to surrender entitlements labor have fought for and won in its long history of arduous struggle…”

Friday, December 12th, 2014

It’s bleak Christmas for GMA 7 talents

SPECIAL REPORT: Talents, or those who are not considered “regular” employees by the GMA 7 management, despite years of service, do not receive their 13th month pay, a mandatory benefit under the Labor Code. Related story| New...

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