July 04, 2015     Philippines
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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 work conditions."

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Is the Philippines under a state of war? Against whom?

MANILA – Twice in public this month, the Philippine flag was displayed the ‘wrong’ way. A unique feature of the Philippine flag is the symbolism of its equal bands of red and blue — it indicates a...

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."

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Tanduay workers fighting for what is due them

“We love our jobs that’s why we want to have security of tenure as regular workers.”

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

Health workers call for wage hike, decry contractualization, privatization of health services

“The Aquino administration has never increased our salaries, and worse, the number of contractual health workers increased.”

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

‘Spare us from outsourcing’ – bank employees

“This is about the future of our families and the future of the next generation’s bank employees.”

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Bank employees raise red flag on HSBC outsourcing scheme

“This anti-worker scheme, implemented by the bank with the connivance of BSP, only favors employers by saving on labor cost.”

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Health workers dance vs privatization, contractualization

Health workers from various regions joined the protest against the privatization of the Philippine Orthopedic Center, and for wage hikes.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Workers form Aquino Resign alliance

“Mamasapano is just the tipping point for many workers. We want Aquino removed for pressing down wages, promoting contractual employment, violating workers’ rights to form unions and hold strikes, and other crimes.”

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...

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

Solons want probe on ‘labor code violations’ by GMA Network

“I could say that we don’t have the dignity of labor. People who work at GMA often jested that talents are second-class citizens.”

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