• 16February
    Medical Mission for Union Members and Families of Philex Mining Supervisory Employees Union and Philex Rank and File Employees Union, 16 Feb. 2019
  • 17February
    Trade Union Enrichment Seminar for Philex Rank and File Employees Union, 17 Feb. 2019
  • 18February
    Leadership Training and Basic Trade Unionism - United Filport Workers Union-ALU at Km11 Sasa port, Davao City, 18 February 2019
  • 21February
    Medical and Dental mission to United Filport Workers Union-ALU at Km11 Sasa port, Davao City, 21 February 2019
  • 22February
    Trade Union Fundamentals and Updates on Workers Benefits for Del Monte Philippines Inc.,Employees Union, at E.C. Canete Hall, 3rd Flr., ALU Bldg., Kauswagan National Highway, Cagayan de Oro City, 22 February 2019.
  • 22February
    Medical and Dental Mission to Delinanas Workers Union-ALU at Tulunan North Cotabato, 22 February 2019
  • 26February
    Focus Group Discussion to all officers and steward of United filport Workers Union-ALU at Km11 Sasa port, 26 February 2019
  • 28February
    Grievance Handling and Voluntary Arbitration to All officer and shop steward of Musahamat workers Union-ALU, 28 February 2019
  • 08March
    Trade Union Fundamentals and Updates on Workers' Benefits for newly regularized members of Del Monte Philippines Inc., Employees Union, at E.C. Canete Hall, 3rd Flr., ALU Bldg., Kauswagan National Highway, Cagayan de Oro City. 08 March 2019.


15 February 2019
House commends Bello pro worker programs
A resolution has been filed in the House of Representatives expressing the sense of Congress in support of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III. About 90 congressmen signed House Resolution 2479 commending Bello for his able leadership of the labor department, and in overseeing pro-worker programs of the government. Under Secretary Bello leadership, DOLE programs and projects are felt by the Filipino workers in the country and overseas, read the resolution filed just as Congress went on recess last week.
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14 February 2019
Incomplete rules on foreign workers hit
The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), the countrys biggest labor group, criticized the Bureau of Immigration (BI) for coming out with new but ‘incomplete’ rules on work permits which it claimed is subject to corruption. The so called new rules on work and special work permits issued by the Bureau of Immigration to prospective foreign workers are incomplete and very vulnerable to bribery and corruption.
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12 February 2019
More cost-efficient to invest in PHL than hire Pinoy workers for jobs in Europe-EU envoy
COMPANIES abroad, such as those in the European Union (EU), are starting to realize that it is more cost-efficient to invest in the Philippines than hire Filipino workers to work in Europe. In a discussion with the BusinessMirror and the news outlets under the Aliw Media Group on Wednesday, EU Ambassador Franz Jessen said investing in the Philippines and hiring workers locally is a win-win situation for both companies and the workers. Jessen said one such European company now operating in Davao was among the first to think about this option. He said by locating to the Philippines, the company saves on airfare allowances and does not separate workers from their families.
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8 February 2019
DOLE renews push for passage of security of tenure bill
The labor department has renewed its push for the passage of the Security of Tenure Bill now pending approval at the Senate. This is among our priority legislative measures that has been certified as urgent by the President. We are optimistic that the Senate will pass it in due time, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said. Bello also called on all concerned DOLE offices to provide technical assistance as the Senate hammers out its version of the measure. The Security of Tenure Bill, otherwise known as House Bill No. 6908 and Senate Committee Report No. 392, aims to amend the Labor Code on the prohibition of labor only contracting and other provisions that allow contracting arrangements.
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7 February 2019
Tell it to SunStar: End ENDO now!
NAGKAISA Labor Coalition believes that the reported signing of a MOA between DOLE and ECOP is nothing but a ploy to thwart the passage of the End ENDO Bill in the Senate. The timing is suspect. It is being executed and advertised widely while the Senate is on the verge of passing the End ENDO bill. The MOA cannot change the miserable situation of our contractual workers. Only a new law can do that. And what is more shameful of this turn is that the signatories to this pact represent the party of pathological liars and hypocrites as they have ever since been, together with DTI, the first line of defense against the workers’ struggle for the abolition of contractualization.
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6 February 2019
Labor groups march to Senate in final push for passage of anti-contractualization bill
VARIOUS labor groups will march on Monday to the Senate in a final push for the approval of the proposed security of tenure (SoT) bill, which if passed into law, would end the illegal practice of contractualization all over the country. The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), the countrys largest aggrupation of labor groups, said on Sunday that members of its labor affiliates and labor groups belonging to Nagkakaisa Labor Coalition, would start massing at the at the Senate ground in the morning or hours before the start of plenary deliberations on Senate Bill (SB) 1826 otherwise known as An Act Strengthening Workers Right to Security of Tenure.
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