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    7 December 2018
    13TH MONTH PAY DAPAT IBIGAY BAGO MAG- DISYEMBRE 24
    DAPAT bago sumapit ang Disyembre 24 o sa mismong araw na ito ay maibigay na ng mga negosyante ang 13th month pay ng kani-kanilang mga manggagawa. Panawagan ito ng Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP), ang pinakamalaking pederasyon ng mga unyon ng mga manggagawa sa bansa. Idiniin ni Alan Tanjusay, tagapagsalita ng ALU-TUCP, na tahasang paglabag sa batas-paggawa kapag lumapas ng Disyembre 24 ang pamamahagi ng 13th month pay sa mga manggagawa.
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    3 December 2018
    Over 1k jobs open: Exclusive to persons with disability
    More than 1,000 jobs are available in a jobs and opportunities fair specially set for persons with disability on December 5, Wednesday. The job openings are in BPO, electronics, advertising, hotel, health and wellness, travel, media, logistics, manpower and security services, sales, property management, pharmaceutical, and memorial services, among others. The day-long event, a partnership of the Department of Labor and Employment and some 30 Rotary Clubs of District 3830, will be held at the covered walk of the Quezon City Hall. It is being held as a special offering of the labor department which celebrates its 85th founding anniversary this week.
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    27 November 2018
    Special job, opportunities fair set for PWDs
    A special job fair has been slated exclusively for persons with disability, promising disadvantaged members of the community in Metro Manila with employment, livelihood and training opportunities, the Department of Labor and Employment announced yesterday. The event is a joint undertaking with the Rotary Clubs of District 3830 in observance of the International Day for persons with disabilities. The exclusive offering is also part of the anniversary celebration of the labor department which turns 85 this year. Close to a hundred private companies and government agencies are expected to participate and ready to take in qualified persons with disabilities into their workforce in the fair set on December 5 at the Quezon City Hall starting at 8 am.
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    27 November 2018
    DOLE calls for fair treatment of seafarers
    Emphasizing the need for ethical treatment of Filipino seafarers around the world, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III called on stakeholders to uphold the Guidelines on the Fair Treatment of Seafarers prescribed by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and International Labor Organization (ILO). This after the Department of Labor and Employment, together with the Seafarer’s Rights International (SRI), led a regional meeting with maritime industry stakeholders and came up with the Manila Statement on the Fair Treatment of Seafarers in the Event of a Maritime Accident.
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    27 November 2018
    Bello to employers, workers: Be an OSH champion
    In line with the labor department’s advocacy on safe and healthy workplaces, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III called on both employers and workers to become occupational safety and health champions by formulating practical OSH programs at plant levels. “The call to be OSH champions is timely as we endeavor to inculcate the culture of safety and health in the daily tasks of both workers and employers. I call on you, however, to go beyond one million OSH champions. We must promote OSH as a way of life for all Filipinos,” said Bello during the 16th National Occupational Safety and Health Congress at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. The labor chief noted that the number of those willing to partner with the government in ensuring the safety and health of workers is growing as demonstrated by the thousands of participants who attended the Congress.
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    23 November 2018
    Fix wages nationwide, labor groups tell Duterte
    Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP), said workers were unable to feel the impact of the P25 wage increase because of inflation. Purchasing power Alan Tanjusay, ALU-TUCP spokesperson, said the purchasing power of P25 nowadays was just P17.50. It has no impact, Tanjusay said. The government, he added, should step in and fill the gap by giving workers a monthly food voucher worth at least P500.
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