• 21May
    National Workshop on Organizing and Network for MNCs and GFAs May 21-23 2019 at Pranjetto Hills, Tanay, Rizal
  • 23May
    Inland Trucking Trade Union Enrichment Seminar, May 23-25, 2019
  • 30May
    Leadership Training and Team Building, All Union Officers of Casino Espanol de Cebu Employees Union-ALU, May 30 and 31, 2019 in Begy. Taptap, Cebu City.
  • 31May
    Kilusang Manggagawa ng T’boli-ALU-TUCP Grievance Handling and LMC Seminar in T’boli, North Cotabato. May 31, 2019

LATEST NEWS

17 May 2019
PH ahead in diversity, inclusion of women in tech: IBM country head
MANILA - The Philippines is ahead when it comes to diversity and inclusion, especially for women in technology, the head of IBM Philippines said Thursday. Aileen Judan-Jiao, IBM Philippines first homegrown Filipino woman president and country general manager said that in the many markets that the multinational tech company operates, the country stands out with many women holding management positions. Jiao also said IBM is serious about its diversity and inclusion policies.
read more....
8 May 2019
TUCP files P386 wage hike
THE Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) Central Visayas filed a P386 increase in workers wages on Tuesday, May 7. The labor group cited poverty and malnutrition among workers as supervening conditions that necessitate an increase. Raymond Mendoza, TUCP president, joined other labor officials in submitting the petition to the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) 7. The proposed wage hike will raise the minimum wage rate in Central Visayas to P772.
read more....
8 May 2019
New law waives gov't document fees for first-time job seekers
GETTING A JOB. Jobseekers flock a one-day job fair at the Resorts World Manila in Pasay City on May 1, 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler GETTING A JOB. Jobseekers flock a one-day job fair at the Resorts World Manila in Pasay City on May 1, 2019. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Under a new law, first-time job applicants no longer have to pay fees for government documents required for employment. President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act No. 11261 or the First Time Job Seekers Assistance Act on April 10. Malacanang made it public on Tuesday, May 7. Under the new law, national and local government entities must not collect fees from first-time job seekers when they apply for government documents needed for employment in the country or abroad.
read more....
7 May 2019
ALU-TUCP wants P772 minimum wage for private sector workers in Central Visayas
CEBU CITY, Philippines — Central Visayas workers need sufficient food to be more productive. The Associated Labor Union-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) used the argument to justify their petition for a P386 wage hike. TUCP Representative Raymond Mendoza and regional officials of the labor union filed their petition for a wage hike before the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) past 9 a.m. today, May 7. If approved, the daily minimum wage of private sector workers in the region already be increased to P772 or double the existing minimum wage of P386.
read more....
5 May 2019
Solving labor issues requires more than job matching, labor group leader tells DOLE
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 2) — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) should do more than job matching to address the countrys employment issues, a labor group leader said Thursday. Louie Corral, vice president of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines, said the agency should also provide solutions to some other issues hounding Filipino workers such as the problems in wage and safety, as well as illegal contractualization.
read more....
5 May 2019
Failon Ngayon: 710 minimum wage
Kapag maikli ang kumot, matutong mamaluktot. Ito nga ang kasabihan ng mga matatanda sa kung papaano dapat pagkasyahin ang iyong limitadong budyet. Kaya naman ang janitress na si nanay Marlyn, aba y lahat ng klase ng pagtitipid ay kaniya na raw ginagawa. Todo kayod silang mag-asawa sa pagtatrabaho. Sa kita nilang P512 kada araw, nakapag-uuwi sila kada buwan ng P20,000. Noong nakaraang buwan, naglabas ang Philippine Statistics Authority ng datos para sa taong 2018 kung magkano ang kakailanganin ng isang pamilyang may 5 miyembro para makaraos sa isang buwan.
read more....