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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

Robredo urged to meet Tokhang victims, stop drug-related killings

“We hope the Vice-President can speak with the families of drug war victims, human rights lawyers, social workers and many others who can explain the legal flaws and utterly problematic framework of the current ‘drug war,’ so that she can work towards stopping the killings of poor people.” The post Robredo urged to meet Tokhang victims, stop drug-related killings appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated News5 hr. 13 min. ago

DOLE reminds employers to pay proper wages for November holidays

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Tuesday, October 29, reminded employers to implement the proper payment of wages to workers during the 3 holidays observed in November 2019. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III issued Labor Advisory No. 11, which provides guidelines for the payment of wages ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 29th, 2019

SSS Naga conducts own version of Oplan Tokhang

NAGA CITY, Oct. 24 (PIA) - As its mandate to champion and protect the rights of employees and workers, the Social Security System (SSS) Naga Branch conducted its own version of "Oplan Tokhang" to e.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 25th, 2019

SSS Naga conducts own version of Oplan Tokhang

NAGA CITY, Oct. 24 (PIA) - As its mandate to champion and protect the rights of employees and workers, the Social Security System (SSS) Naga Branch conducted its own version of "Oplan Tokhang" to e.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 24th, 2019

New Qatar labor law to end employee sponsorship system

A new labor law in Qatar will allow foreign workers, including Filipinos, to freely change jobs and leave the country without the approval of their employers, earning praise from the United Nations labor agency as “a momentous step forward in upholding the rights of migrant workers.”?.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 20th, 2019

Killer cop Espenido vows to uphold human rights

Killer cop Espenido vows to uphold human rights.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsOct 18th, 2019

Retiring Carpio gives West PH Sea lecture to SC workers

MANILA, Philippines – Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio gave his signature West Philippine Sea lecture to Supreme Court employees– something to remember him by after he retires on October 26. Carpio gave a lecture called "Defending Philippine Sovereign Rights in the West Philippine Sea" during the Supreme Court Employees Association (SCEA) general ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 6th, 2019

Ifugao gov t workers reminded to always uphold public service values

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 24(PIA) - -"Let us inspire and motivate individuals, build teams and networks and uphold public service values."Governor Jerry Dalipog reminded employees from national.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsSep 25th, 2019

Ifugao gov t workers reminded to always uphold public service values

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Sept. 24(PIA) - -"Let us inspire and motivate individuals, build teams and networks and uphold public service values."Governor Jerry Dalipog reminded employees from national.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 24th, 2019

House OKs bill requiring universities to teach workers rights

MANILA, Philippines – A bill that would require higher education institutions to integrate into their general education curriculum the rights of Filipino laborers hurdled the House of Representatives.  On Monday, September 23, legislators approved on 3rd and final reading House Bill (HB) No. 4466 or the proposed Labor Education ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2019

Service Sector Urged to Uphold Workers’ Rights, Stay Compliant

The labor department sought the support of business establishments to eradicate illegal forms of contractualization and urged service contractors to uphold the rights and welfare of their employees and stay compliant with general labor laws and standards. At the 9th National Conference of the Philippine Association of Legitimate Service Contractors Inc. (PALSCON), Labor Secretary Silvestre […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2019

The anatomy of a strike

In an increasingly impersonal world dominated by capital and profit margins, strikes shatter that illusion and remind us of the fundamental relations between people and things. Strikes are the tears shed at the sound of workers gaining their rights. They are the words “Lumalaban pa rin” said with the purest conviction, by workers who live, breathe, and have families to feed. The post The anatomy of a strike appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsSep 3rd, 2019

US, Philippine BPO workers form solidarity for workers rights

"We are stronger together than when we are apart." The post US, Philippine BPO workers form solidarity for workers rights appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 27th, 2019

Youth leaders say Bato only justifying military presence in schools

“They are demonizing and discrediting youth for their activism. But the truth is that they are standing for education, and rights of farmers and workers." The post Youth leaders say Bato only justifying military presence in schools appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsAug 13th, 2019

Israel deports Filipina worker, Israeli-born son

JERUSALEM – Israel has deported a Filipina migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son after 11th hour legal appeals failed, a children's rights group and authorities said Tuesday. She is among some 600 workers from the Philippines whom activists say could face deportation over a loss of residency status. They include those ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 13th, 2019

POGO hubs would protect Chinese workers rights – Pagcor

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) Chairperson Andrea Domingo said  self-contained hubs for Chinese online gambling workers would serve only to provide their basic needs and not segregate them from the population. "When we refer to POGO (Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator) hubs as ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 8th, 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