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Duterte signs executive order vs illegal ‘endo’

As a Labor Day treat to workers, President Duterte yesterday signed an executive order prohibiting illegal contracting in workplaces, commonly known as end-of-contract or “endo.”.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarMay 1st, 2018

PDEA on drug list, Duterte signs contractualization EO, Mueller on Trump | Evening wRap

Today on Rappler: Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency Chief Aaron Aquino says they will apologize if their newly released drug list turns out to have errors.  President Rodrigo Duterte on Labor Day signs an executive order banning illegal contracting and sub-contracting.  Australian nun Patricia Fox vows to return to the Philippines.  The Land Transportation Office in Western Visayas wants to immediately remove some 1,800 unregistered ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

Duterte signs executive order vs illegal ‘endo’

As a Labor Day treat to workers, President Duterte yesterday signed an executive order prohibiting illegal contracting in workplaces, commonly known as end-of-contract or “endo.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

EO vs endo signed

“I REMAIN firm in my commitment to end endo,” President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday said after signing the executive order prohibiting illegal contracting, or subcontracting, and strengthening workers’ rights to security of tenure as the country celebrates its 116th Labor Day. Duterte said it was all he could legally do. “More….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

Business groups find parts of EO on contractualization ‘worrisome’

Some members of the business community expressed on Tuesday reservations about the signed executive order (EO) on contractualization, but nevertheless they said they would just have to "live with it." In a text message sent to reporters, the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) said that they were worried over the definition of some terms in the EO. That was the reaction shortly after President Rodrigo Duterte signed the order on Labor Day, reversing Malacanang's previous announcement that he would no longer be signing any order. READ:Duterte signs EO vs illegal contracting In a joint statement, the groups sa...Keep on reading: Business groups find parts of EO on contractualization ‘worrisome’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

Walang bago : Makabayan lawmakers unimpressed with Duterte EO on endo

MANILA, Philippines – Lawmakers from the progressive Makabayan bloc are disappointed over President Rodrigo Duterte's executive order (EO) prohibiting illegal contracting and subcontracting.  Anakpawis Representative Ariel Casilao, Bayan Muna Representative Carlos Zarate, and Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago said the EO signed on Tuesday, May 1,  offers "nothing new" in the fight against ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

Duterte signs order prohibiting contractualization

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday signed an executive order prohibiting contractualization but called on Congress to provide an “effective and more lasting solution” to the problems resulting from such an employment scheme by “amending the Labor Code.” “[The EO is a] prohibition against illegal contracting and sub-contracting or undertaking to circumvent the workers’ right to [...] The post Duterte signs order prohibiting contractualization appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsMay 1st, 2018

Sans EO on ‘endo,’ Duterte still going after ‘5-5-5’ companies

President Duterte has ordered the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) to come up with a list of companies engaged in labor-only contracting as part of government efforts to crack down on illegal practices that affect a worker's security of tenure.   The order came a day after Malacaang announced that Mr. Duterte would no longer sign an executive order (EO) ending "endo" (end of contract contractualization scheme), and would rather have Congress amend the law on the practice.   Mr. Duterte's memorandum orders Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to submit within 30 days a comprehensive report on the implementation of Dole Department Order (DO) No. 174 on con...Keep on reading: Sans EO on ‘endo,’ Duterte still going after ‘5-5-5’ companies.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 21st, 2018

Duterte signs campaign vs. money laundering, terrorism financing

PRESIDENT RODRIGO DUTERTE HAS signed an executive order strengthening the country’s campaign against money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/TF). Duterte […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

Duterte institutionalizes PH Anti-Illegal Drugs Strategy

President Rodrigo Duterte has issued an order institutionalizing the Philippine Anti-Illegal Drugs Strategy (PADS) amid the government's relentless crackdown on illegal drugs. Duterte signed on Monday Executive Order No. 66 which directs all government agencies, offices, departments and bureaus including government-owned or -controlled corporations (GOCCs) and state universities and colleges (SUCs) to implement the PADS in accordance with their respective mandate. Malacaang released to the media a copy of the order on Wednesday. Non-government organizations, civil society organizations and private institutions are also encouraged to actively support the projects under the PADS. ...Keep on reading: Duterte institutionalizes PH Anti-Illegal Drugs Strategy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 31st, 2018

Duterte Signs EO Modifying Rates of Import Duty

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order modifying the rates of import duty on certain imported articles to implement the Philippine tariff commitments pursuant to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the country and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) States. Duterte signed Executive Oder No. 61 on August 2, less than […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

Duterte signs EO reducing real property taxes of IPPs

President Duterte has issued Executive Order 60 allowing the reduction and condonation of real property taxes and penalties assessed on power generation facilities of independent power producers under Build-Operate-Transfer contracts......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Duterte signs order cutting property taxes of power plants

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte has signed an executive order (EO) that cuts and condones real property taxes and interest and/or penalties assessed on the power generation facilities of independent power producers (IPPs). The post Duterte signs order cutting property taxes of power plants appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

Trump Signs Executive Order to End Family Separations at Border

US President Donald Trump, facing domestic and international backlash, signed an executive order Wednesday to end the administration’s controversial practice of separating migrant children from parents crossing the US border illegally. The move comes as the practice, as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy against illegal immigration, has aroused fury and sharp […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Service contracting not endo

The Executive Order prohibiting labor-only contracting signed by President Duterte last May 1 did little to calm the sentiments of labor groups, who claimed that their demand was for the EO to make direct hiring the standard in employment contracts, citing the evil schemes of employers who terminate employees right before the latter are entitled to the benefits of regular employees under labor law......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 14th, 2018

Duterte signs executive order increasing disabled workers pensions

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte signed an executive order (EO) increasing the monthly pension of disabled workers. EO 54 provides a P1,150 across-the-board increase in the employees compensation for all permanent disability pensioners in the private sector, as well as qualified beneficiaries in the public sector. The benefit increase is ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 10th, 2018

Explaining What the Duterte EO Missed

CHEERS TO two news media organizations for explaining on Labor Day what was missing in President Duterte's executive order (EO) supposedly ending "endo."While most media accounts reported on.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

Explaining What the Duterte EO Missed

CHEERS TO two news media organizations for explaining on Labor Day what was missing in President Duterte's executive order (EO) supposedly ending "endo."While most media accounts reported on.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 9th, 2018

KMU says EO 51 useless

As thousands of workers marched on the streets all over the country demanding for an end to contractualization, wage hike and security of tenure; President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order (EO) No. 51 that prohibits illegal contracting and sub-contracting last May 1......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsMay 6th, 2018

It’s now up to Congress to abolish ‘endo,’ says Escudero

The ball is now in the court of Congress to decide the fate of "endo" (end of contract), Sen. Francis "Chiz" Escudero said on Wednesday.   Employers who practice endo offer tenures shorter than six months, the threshold at which a worker must be made permanent and entitled to benefits.   Escudero made the statement a day after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order No. 51 prohibiting certain forms of short-term employment while allowing schemes, like seasonal or project-based jobs of janitors and maintenance workers, to continue.   The executive order (EO) basically reiterated existing policies on contracting, and the President called on Con...Keep on reading: It’s now up to Congress to abolish ‘endo,’ says Escudero.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 3rd, 2018

Duterte Ends ‘Endo’

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Labor Day announced that he has signed the executive order (EO) banning illegal contracting or subcontracting which strengthens employees’ security of tenure. Duterte made this announcement in a speech delivered in Cebu City noting that he wanted to stick to his campaign promise to end contractualization and give Filipinos a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 2nd, 2018