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CHR reminds pearl shake chain to uphold workers rights

The workers of a pearl shake chain are within their rights to protest alleged contractualization and oppressive labor practices at the company, the Commission on Human Rights said as it urged businesses to always uphold the dignity and rights of laborers......»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarJul 12th, 2019

Vico Sotto tells Zagu: Follow the law, respect workers’ rights

  PASIG CITY, Philippines – Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto took the side of workers on strike against pearl shake maker Zagu Foods Corporation and told the company to follow labor laws, after he stepped in to sort out a confrontation between picketers and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 10th, 2019

Employers Urged to Uphold Security of Tenure

Employers in the private sector were urged by the labor department to uphold the rights of the Filipino workers to security of tenure and help the government to curb illegal forms of contractualization or ‘endo.’ In a luncheon meeting with the officers and members of the European Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (ECCP) in […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2019

Zagu workers go on strike as company nears 20th anniversary

MANILA, Philippines – Ahead of their company 20th anniversary, workers of pearl shake maker Zagu Food Corporation went on strike early Thursday morning, June 6, in protest of “illegal labor-only contracting and unfair labor practices.” Workers and unionists of Organization of Zagu Workers-Solidarity of Unions in the Philippines for Empowerment ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2019

Groups gear for United People’s SONA

Church people, human rights groups, workers unions, and organizations from all political spectrum banded together to announce the launch of the United People's SONA, the people's counterpoint to the presidential State of the Nation Address (SONA) happening this June 22. The post Groups gear for United People’s SONA appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 18th, 2019

Pilipinas, pasok sa “Top 10 Worst Countries” para sa mga manggagawa

  DZAR1026 PASOK pa rin ang Pilipinas sa listahan ng “Top 10 Worst Countries” para sa mga manggagawa sa taong 2019. Batay ito sa Global Workers Rights Index 2019 ng Trade Union Confederation. Ayon sa grupo, nanatili ang bansa sa listahan dahil sa patuloy na umiiral na karahasan sa mga miyembro ng unyon. Halimbawa na […] The post Pilipinas, pasok sa “Top 10 Worst Countries” para sa mga manggagawa appeared first on PINAS......»»

Category: newsSource:  pinasglobalRelated NewsJul 16th, 2019

Women leaders pushes for women workers right in construction sector

DAVAO CITY, July 08 (PIA)- Women leaders are pushing for rights of women workers in the construction sector.They're calling on private firms and concerned agencies to provide separate facili.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

Women leaders push for women workers right in construction sector

DAVAO CITY, July 08 (PIA)- Women leaders are pushing for rights of women workers in the construction sector.They're calling on private firms and concerned agencies to provide separate facili.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

Women leaders push for women workers right in construction sector

DAVAO CITY, July 08 (PIA)- Women leaders are pushing for rights of women workers in the construction sector.They're calling on private firms and concerned agencies to provide separate facili.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 11th, 2019

Women leaders pushes for women workers right in construction sector

DAVAO CITY, July 08 (PIA)- Women leaders are pushing for rights of women workers in the construction sector.They're calling on private firms and concerned agencies to provide separate facili.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 10th, 2019

Multisectoral groups support Pepmaco, NutriAsia workers

"What they demand is just and proper. But it seemed like the government forgets that enough wages, proper benefits and the right to form a union are our constitutional and labor rights.” The post Multisectoral groups support Pepmaco, NutriAsia workers appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJul 9th, 2019

Philippines ‘unjustly vilified’ in new global workers’ rights report — Bello

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Friday disputed the results of the International Trade Union Confederation’s Global Rights Index 2019 that tagged the Philippines as among the top 10 worst countries in the world for working people, arguing that the Duterte administration is protecting workers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 5th, 2019

NLRC issues TRO against Zagu strike

  MANILA, Philippines –  The National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) has issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the strike at Zagu Food Corporation, directing the labor union not to block the gates of the pearl shake maker. The NLRC issued the TRO on Wednesday, June 26, granting the petition of Zagu management ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 28th, 2019

Domogan reminds military against red-tagging of organizations

Baguio City Mayor Mauricio Domogan, who chairs the Cordillera Regional Development Council (RDC) reminded the military during the 2nd Quarter joint meeting of the Regional Development Council-Regional Peace and Order Council (RDC-RPOC) to be careful in branding organizations and advocates of peoples’ rights as communist fronts......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJun 27th, 2019

Duterte pushes Asean cooperation in economic develpoment

Greater cooperation on inclusive, equitable and sustainable economic development as well as promoting the rights of migrant workers and other vulnerable groups were among President Duterte’s principal concerns in his talks with his counterparts and business leaders at the 34th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit here this weekend......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2019

PH, Nepal human rights bodies vow stronger cooperation on migrant workers rights

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and Nepal's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday, June 20, vowed to forge a stronger cooperation for the protection of migrant workers' rights. CHR Chairperson Chito Gascon said further cooperation between the two countries is "more ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 20th, 2019

DOJ conducts special probe into activist killings in Bicol

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Justice (DOJ) created special investigating teams to probe the killings of 3 activists in the Bicol region. Ryan Hubilla, a 22-year-old senior high school student, and Nelly Bagasala, 69, both human rights workers for the group Karapatan,  were gunned down  by unidentified ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 19th, 2019

NDF Bicol vows justice for 2 slain rights workers

"The Filipino people are revolted with the unceasing crimes and brutal killings under the United States-Rodrigo Duterte regime. These violence and exploitation only drive the people to resist and join the armed struggle." The post NDF Bicol vows justice for 2 slain rights workers appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsJun 17th, 2019

2 human rights workers shot dead in Sorsogon

MANILA, Philippines – Two human rights defenders were gunned down by unidentified men in Barangay Cabid-an, Sorsogon, on Saturday, June 15. According to human rights group Karapatan, the slain workers were Ryan Hubilla and Nelly Bagasala from their Sorsogon staff. Karapatan secretary-general Cristina Palabay said Hubilla was a 22-year-old senior ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 16th, 2019

Media group, workers call for justice for victims of Ampatuan Massacre

"It is our way of keeping the fight for justice alive, as well as condemning all violations of human rights. And hopefully, before all our candles run out, justice would be given to all victims.” The post Media group, workers call for justice for victims of Ampatuan Massacre appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMay 25th, 2019

ILO urges Philippines to protect workers as tech, AI rises - ABS-CBN News

ILO urges Philippines to protect workers as tech, AI rises ABS-CBN News The International Labor Organization on Thursday said companies should ensure that workers' rights, regardless of industry.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2019