July 23, 2014     Philippines
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Contractualization

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Kapamilya pala kami

ni ROGELIO ORDOÑEZ sa imperyo ng elitista’t pinagpala ng mga nilikhang may gintong kutsara sa puwit, puwerta’t bunganga may kutis porselanang alaga sa palitada ng gatas at krema may panty at brang libo ang halaga may barong na jusi o pinya o tuxedong nanlilisik ang ganda silang may mansiyong nakasisilaw liwanag ng mga aranya at

Saturday, June 21st, 2014

Labor contractualization: A 25-year bane to workers

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Since 1989, under the amended Labor Code, labor contractualization — hiring workers for short-term, non-regular employment without the benefits accorded by law to regular workers —...

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Women solons seek end to ‘endo’

“We want to bring back to millions of workers the dignity of regular employment with its attendant living wage, union rights and benefits like maternity leave and health insurance.” – Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Emmi de Jesus

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

‘Job fairs no panacea for joblessness’

“Even if I have already passed the board exam, it's not an assurance that I could land a job immediately.” -- A graduate of engineering

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

Contractualization trumps workers’ rights

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Winding up two-thirds of its six-year term, the P-Noy government came under the severest criticisms on International Labor Day for its basically anti-labor policies and failure...

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Workers turn ‘Endo’ into demand to end contractualization

Intensifying contractualization and implementing the two-tier wage system are the two main schemes being availed by the government and employers today to press or cut down wages. - Elmer “Bong” Labog, chairman of Kilusang Mayo Uno

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Netizens want wage hike, end to contractualization

Bulatlat.com asked netizens to tweet/tag us their Labor Day wish and here are their answers.

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Citing low wages of no-union electronic workers, NXP nixes wage hike for own workers

“We don’t think our wages are that high, as these aren’t enough to cover the spate of price hikes in goods, services and other utilities.” – workers of NXP

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

TV5 employees’ union resists threats on job security, file notice of strike

A deadlock was reached in the negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement after TV5 management refused to include in the talks its policy to declare certain positions as redundant.

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

On World Day for Decent Work, workers march to Mendiola vs contractualization

Contractual employment has come to mean starvation wages, denial of benefits, vulnerability to being laid off, exposure to health and safety hazards, and violations of trade-union rights.

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Antique govt employees complain about ‘unjust’ decisions of new governor

One government employee was dismissed and the others were deprived of the salary increase that is due to them under the Salary Standardization Law 3.

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