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Filipinos with HIV need protection vs workplace discrimination

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government should ensure that the growing number of HIV positive Filipinos will not result in workplace discrimination,.....»»

Category: newsSource: philstar philstarFeb 9th, 2018

Filipinos with HIV need protection vs workplace discrimination

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government should ensure that the growing number of HIV positive Filipinos will not result in workplace discrimination,.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2018

‘DOUBLE WHAMMY’ | HIV infection rate grows; persons living with HIV suffer workplace discrimination

Human Rights Watch seeks the government’s creation of a public education campaign about HIV, as well as an awareness campaign for persons living with HIV to know their rights regarding workplace discrimination. In what Human Rights Watch researcher Carlos Conde calls a “double whammy,” persons living with HIV are afraid that they cannot seek justice […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2018

HIV-infected workers forced to quit jobs, face discrimination due to lack of gov’t support

THE Philippines’ labor department maintains no records of anti-discrimination cases filed by workers infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in its latest report. As a result, “there is little evidence that the government is adequately enforcing the laws to prevent and punish workplace discrimination” especially those against… link: HIV-infected workers forced to quit jobs, face discrimination due to lack of gov’t support.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2018

HIV-infected workers forced to quit jobs, face discrimination due to lack of gov’t support

THE Philippines’ labor department maintains no records of anti-discrimination cases filed by workers infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in its latest report. As a result, “there is little evidence that the government is adequately enforcing the laws to prevent and punish workplace discrimination” especially those against […] The post HIV-infected workers forced to quit jobs, face discrimination due to lack of gov’t support appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2018

OFWs plight moves DU30

“TREAT my countrymen as human beings with dignity.” Amid widespread reports of abuses including rape, resulting in the deaths of some Filipinos, President Rodrigo Duterte appealed yesterday to Kuwait and other Middle Eastern countries to assure protection and well-being of Filipino migrant workers. “Can I just ask you now to….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

Virtualahan: Breaking Down Employment Barriers for PWDs

Finding a sustainable source of income is one of the biggest challenge that People with Disabilities (PWD) face on daily basis. People with medical, mental and physical limitations are not just battling for their condition but enduring the inequality in the workplace primarily because of discrimination. Virtualahan, a social enterprise based in Davao City is […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

SM-Goldilocks deal gets PCC go-signal

By Krista A. M. Montealegre, National Correspondent SM RETAIL, Inc. secured the green light from the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) to acquire Goldilocks Bakeshop, Inc. after the SM Group committed to resolve possible issues on tenant discrimination and data protection. In a statement on Tuesday, the antitrust body said it approved the transaction last Dec. […] The post SM-Goldilocks deal gets PCC go-signal appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

City lacks workplace safety culture – expert

By: Isabella Marie A. Zerrudo SAFETY is not only practice. It should be a culture. While Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) companies in Iloilo City are compliant with fire safety standards as reported by the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), an official of the Occupational Safety and Health Network Inc. (OSHI) opined that the city still lacks […] The post City lacks workplace safety culture – expert appeared first on The Daily Guardian......»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Tagle leads Simbang Gabi, hits discrimination vs Muslims

MANILA, Philippines – As Filipinos flocked to churches for the first Simbang Gabi this year, Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle urged Catholics to end discrimination against people they consider "different," including Muslims. In his homily on Saturday, December 16, Tagle recognized the need for ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 16th, 2017

International Alert calls on congress to pass measure against discrimination

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 28 June) – Human rights advocacy group International Alert-Philippines is calling on Congress to pass an anti-discrimination measure that seeks to protect rights of the Muslim and indigenous people (IP) minorities in the workplace and enable them to access better opportunities in companies. Francesca Humi, the group’s program officer in the [&'].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsJun 28th, 2017

Women’s Front: Tales of modern day slaves and fallacies of the Migrants Act of 1995

The Republic Act 8042, otherwise known as the Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipino Act of 1995 institutes the government policies for overseas employment and establishes a higher standard of protection and promotion for the welfare of migrant workers, their families and overseas Filipinos in distress......»»

Category: newsSource:  nordisRelated NewsJun 10th, 2017

More protection sought for OFWs

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines was advised to focus on migration policies providing protective measures for overseas Filipinos vulnerable to abuse and.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 29th, 2016

After Duterte’s remarks, PopCom reminds public condoms prevent HIV

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Population (PopCom) reminded the public condoms provide protection against sexually transmitted disease (STDs) like the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).  PopCom executive director Juan Antonio Perez III made the statement on Monday, February 19, about a week after President Rodrigo Duterte told overseas ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated News42 min. ago

‘Bagani’ headwriter defends show amidst netizens’ criticisms on its ‘colorism’

When the trailer of Kapamilya fantaserye "Bagani" first came to the fore in social media last Feb. 7, its arrival elicited awe and excitement from many --- and opposition and disapproval from many still. While the series joins the ranks of Kapuso hits "Amaya" and cult-favorite "Encantadia" in the fantasy and Philippine mythology department, a lot of people pointed out the mismatched casting in the series, mainly the fair-skinned stars for portraying "pre-colonial Filipinos." Liza Soberano and Enrique Gil are the two main characters in "Bagani" and both are of foreign descent, Soberano being a half-American and Gil part-Spanish and German. In one of the scenes in the trailer, Gil's fac...Keep on reading: ‘Bagani’ headwriter defends show amidst netizens’ criticisms on its ‘colorism’.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated News5 hr. 15 min. ago

Why the Big Bad Wolf can keep the prices of its books cheap

Lucky winners of preview passes got to buy books before the fair officially opened on Feb. 16 Malaysia's Big Bad Wolf comes a-sniffin' in this side of town. And book-loving Filipinos are.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated News10 hr. 2 min. ago

Overseas Filipinos’ cash remittances

The post Overseas Filipinos’ cash remittances appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated News20 hr. 28 min. ago

Pinoys urged: Avoid processed food, stop climate change

MANILA, Philippines — A group of environmental advocates on Friday appealed to Filipinos to reduce their consumption of processed food and fast food meals as.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018

Filipinos should avoid using condoms, Duterte insists

MANILA, Philippines - In the latest of many wisecracks that left rights advocates and social welfare groups outraged, the Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte suggested on Saturday that Filipinos a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018

Duterte urges Filipinos to avoid using condoms

MANILA, Philippines - In the latest of many wisecracks that left rights advocates and social welfare groups outraged, the Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte suggested on Saturday that Filipinos a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018

‘Duterte’s comment on condoms jeopardizes anti-HIV fight’

MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte demonstrated reckless disregard for the health of Filipinos when he suggested to the public to avoid using condoms be.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2018