• 09May
    Union Orientation, Labor Rights and Standards, Taiheiyo Cement Philippines, Inc., 9 May 2018
  • 16May
    Union Orientation, Labor Rights and Standards. International Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Chong Hua, 16 May 2018
  • 23May
    PSACC-Cargo, Office and APSOTEU. A seminar on Grievance Handling and on how to handle a Labor Management Conference, 23 May 2018

LATEST NEWS

23 April 2018
Endo: A campaign promise broken
During the 2016 presidential campaign, then candidate Rodrigo Duterte promised to end endo What happened to that promise now? Find out in this video.
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19 April 2018
Symbiotic relationship
As of yesterday, a second draft of the executive order on job contractualization awaited the signature of President Duterte. This is a good indication that the measure is being subjected to careful deliberation. As labor groups have stressed, the contractualization scheme has been abused by certain employers to avoid giving their workers the wages and benefits provided by law and to prevent the formation of unions. Also called endo or end of contract, employers hire workers for several months and then lay them off before they become eligible for regular status. Workers can be rehired over and over, but always under such a contractual setup. There are some business enterprises, however, wherein contractual employment is unavoidable or practical, with job or production orders peaking only during certain seasons. Even large companies also find it more efficient to outsource the hiring of workers
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18 April 2018
The clock is ticking: Duterte admits decision needed on endo EO soon
President Rodrigo Duterte admitted that he needs to decide on the executive order banning illegal forms of contractualization soon due to the unrest among labor groups. In a speech at the awarding of the Medal of Valor to the kin of the 44 slain Special Action Force troopers Tuesday (April 17), Duterte said he already received the draft of the EO against contractualization. There was another copy submitted to me mga 10 minutes before 3 o’clock. Sabi ko I would need time to… Eh nagmamadali pati yung unrest ng labor. So we are trying our best to help the Filipino people, he said.
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18 April 2018
Duterte promises to help endo employees while waiting for EO
President Duterte has promised to do his best to help the people amid efforts to finalize an executive order that seeks to stop endo or end of contract practice by some companies. The President said he has sought time to review the draft EO on endo, adding he knows about the unrest in the labor sector about the matter. Nagpaalam ho ako that I d be late for about 30 minutes yung endo ang pinagkaguluhan ngayon contractualization. There was another copy submitted to me mga 10 minutes before 3 oclock. Sabi ko I would need time, he said at the said at the start of the awarding ceremony for the fallen Special Action Force troopers in Malacanang.
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16 April 2018
Duterte set to sign landmark EO vs endo
MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to fulfill his promise to end the practice of endo or end of contract when he signs a landmark executive order on contractualization Monday. Alan Tanjusay, the spokesperson for the Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP), earlier said labor groups were invited to the signing on Monday at 4 p.m. But the workers groups are not certain that the draft they submitted will be the one signed by the President amid reports indicating that Malacanang is holding other versions of the EO.
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12 April 2018
Jollibee boss suportado ang kampanya vs endo
MILAN, Italy - Nagpahayag ng suporta ang chief executive officer (CEO) ng Jollibee nitong Miyerkoles para sa kampanya ng pamahalaan na wakasan ang end of contract or endo scheme. Inatasan ng Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) ang Jollibee nitong nakaraang linggo na gawing regular ang 7,000 empleyado nito. We fully support the government on the endo and thats why we have instructed our service providers to regularize all our employees with the security of tenure and benefits, so we support President Duterte in ending contractualization, sabi ni Jollibee CEO Ernesto Tanmantiong.
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