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    Awareness on Anti-VAWC 9262 at ALU Board Room (CVR) on March 31, 2017

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27 March 2017
DO sa endo walang bago
Walang bago at luma na ang inilabas na department order ng Department of Labor and Employement (DOLE) na nagbabawal sa kontraktuwalisasyon at subcontracting. Ayon sa Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) 1997 pa nang ilabas ng DOLE
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27 March 2017
Govt takes on age discrimination in workplace
MANILA - The Department of Labor and Employment has released guidelines to implement a law that prohibits age discrimination at work. Here are the implementing rules for Republic Act 10911 or the Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Law.
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17 March 2017
Labor groups call for urgency to end contractualization
CEBU, Philippines-A federation of labor groups called on President Rodrigo Duterte to certify as urgent House Bill No. 4444, which seeks to abolish and criminalize contractualization. The federation, composed of labor groups Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) and members of NAGKAISA coalition, said that contractualization as the new norm exacerbates the impoverished situation of the working poor who are mostly contractuals. They added that contractuals are lowly-paid, do not receive health, housing and social security benefits
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16 March 2017
Labor dept issues new rules to fight 'endo'
MANILA-The Department of Labor and Employment released on Thursday new rules that it hoped would end illegal labor contractualization. Employers and labor groups have wrangled for months over the guidelines, which aims to help President Rodrigo Duterte deliver on his campaign promise to stop endo, wherein employment contracts are deliberately terminated before the sixth month to avoid paying benefits that are due to regular workers.
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15 March 2017
Joblessness worse, but job quality better
The government yesterday reported that the numbers of those with jobs fell in January, partly due to the recent typhoons that affected the agriculture sector -particularly citing Nina (known internationally as Nock ten) and Auring that struck in December and January, respectively as well as work related to the May 2016 elections that buoyed that years numbers. The January 2017 Labor Force Survey (LFS) of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed employment
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14 March 2017
Workers buck new guidelines on contractualization
ORGANIZED labor and employers failed anew to come to terms over the contentious issue of work contracting and subcontracting, which ended up with the formers rejection of new Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) guidelines on contractualization. We are unmoved by employers and contractors in their assertion that contractualization is allowed. The billions they have earned while their workers slave at subsistence wages are testament to 25 years of injustice, said Nagkaisa Labor Coalition chairman Michael Mendoza on Friday.
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