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    LRO Celebration on ALU 65th Founding Anniversary,
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    Maxicare General Assembly, 27 April 2019
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    New Creation Trade Union Enrichment Seminar, 27 April 2019

LATEST NEWS

16 April 2019
Congratulations Juan Wing Association of the Philippines-ALU for winning the Certification Election
Congratulations Juan Wing Association of the Philippines - ALU for winning the Certification Election with a landslide victory! You are now recognized as the Sole and Exclusive Bargaining Agent of Cebu Air Inc. 65 years of responsible trade unionism. In unity there is strength. To God be the glory! Election results: YES TO UNION - 1124 NO TO UNION - 3 SPOILED - 8 SEGREGATED - 0 TOTAL VOTES CAST - 1135
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15 April 2019
Work from home law implementing rules released labor dept
MANILA Implementing rules for a new law that will allow workers to perform their duties at home or outside the office has been released, paving the way for its implementation, the labor department said. Under the rules, private sector employers can offer work from home or out of office arrangements to their workers through collective bargaining. It will take effect 15 days upon publication, the department said in a statement.
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4 April 2019
DOLE to investigate presence of Chinese workers at construction site
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Friday said it is investigating the news report on the alleged presence of Chinese workers at a construction site in Manila. Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III said he already instructed Labor Undersecretary Ana C. Dione to look into the concern of the Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) regarding the presence of foreign workers, even in privately funded construction projects. A news team from ABS-CBN went to a construction site in Ermita, Manila site to interview the workers and the contractor.
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29 March 2019
Filipinos not fit for work? Chinese manual laborers seen in PH construction site
MANILA - Several Chinese workers have been spotted at a construction site in the country, amid concerns that the influx of foreign workers are getting much-needed jobs from Filipinos. ABS-CBN News has obtained a video of a construction project showing foreigners doing manual labor, from mixing cement to loading, and carrying construction materials. A news team went to the site to interview the workers and the contractor. The Chinese contractor said they have 50 Filipino and 15 Chinese workers.
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26 March 2019
IRR for expanded maternity leave law may be released on May 1 —SSS
The implementing rules and regulations (IRR) for the expanded maternity leave law may be released on May 1, according to the Social Security System (SSS) on Tuesday. Interviewed on Unang Balita, SSS media affairs department acting head May Rose Francisco said various agencies such as the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the Civil Service Commission (CSC) are working with SSS in creating the IRR.
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26 March 2019
EML will not discourage women employment-DOLE
The labor department allayed fears that the effectivity of the Expanded Maternity Leave Law (EML) will discourage the hiring of women employees, and limit their participation in productive work. At the same time, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III urged enterprises to give the new law a chance to effectively uphold the welfare of women workers and employees. We do not see this perceived fear as having any effect on the employment of women. Companies and enterprises hire workers based on their competencies and skills, and not on the basis of gender, Bello said.
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