Monday, March 24th, 2014
“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
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
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
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.
Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
Chibo Tan of the National Federation of Labor Unions said the situation of the city government’s job order and contract of service workers only reflect the system of the current dispensation which implements contractualization, a scheme that...
Friday, May 3rd, 2013
There are many forms of contractualization in different industries.
Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
“There really is something wrong in a system where workers are being deprived of the salary they deserve while companies are allowed to milk as much profits from their businesses. In the first place, there will be...
Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
“Aquino was recognized as an ‘influential leader’ because of his rabid support for pro-capitalist and anti-worker policies. Not only has he refused to increase wages by a significant amount, he is trying to cut and freeze wages...
Monday, December 31st, 2012
By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – In 2012, the incomes of the Filipino working population shrunk further compared to the rising cost of living, their recorded productivity and, based on news reports, growing revenues of companies. Considering...
Monday, November 26th, 2012
Monday, September 24th, 2012