• 26September
    Committee Hearing on Increased Maternity Benefits (Maternity Protection), Senate of the Philippines, Pasay City
  • 27September
    IndustriALL Coordination Meeting, Bacolod Inasal, QC Memorial Circle, Quezon City
  • 28September
    IndustriALL Women Philippines Press Conference on Maternity Protection, Bacolod Inasal, QC Memorial Circle, Quezon City
  • 01October
    Trade Union Enrichment Seminar for Lapanday Diversified Employees Union, Malaybalay City
  • 03October
    Labor Sector Dialogue on Current Issues and Policies, LGLC, DOLE Executive Building, Intramuros, Manila


29 September 2016
Endo umiiral din sa mga ahensiya ng gobyerno
Bukod sa mga pribadong kumpanya, marami ring contractual sa mga ahensya ng gobyerno. Hiling ng mga contractual workers, tuldukan na rin ang endo sa gobyerno kasabay ng pribadong sektor. Nagpa-Patrol, Pia Gutierrez.
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28 September 2016
Labor group slams culture of violence
A LABOR group believes that the recent killings and abduction of labor leaders are encouraged by the existing, prevailing culture of open violence. Our worst fears had happened with the abduction of Tago, Alan Tanjusay, spokesperson of Associated Labor Unions (ALU), told the Inquirer on Tuesday. He was referring to Patricio Tago Jr., vice president of the 3,000 strong union at De Luxe Bags Philippines who was abducted at gunpoint and imprisoned on Sunday,
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27 September 2016
Bello urged to help stop attacks on unionists
LABOR Secretary Silvestre Bello III was urged on Monday to convene the high-level Tripartite Industry Peace Council (TIPC) to draw up measures to deal with recent killings and abductions of leaders of workers unions. In a statement, the Associated Labor Unions (ALU) expressed its support to Nagkaisa Labor Coalition in calling for measures that would address attacks on unions, particularly on the right of workers to organize and bargain with management. The TIPC is composed of representatives of labor, employers and government.
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27 September 2016
Senate to push bill seeking extension of maternity leave
MANILA, Philippines-Maternity leave for pregnant women can be extended from 60 days to 120 until 150 days. That is if Congress succeeds in passing the bill that aims to provide better conditions for mothers. The Senate Committee on Women, Children, Family Relations and Gender Equality is now consolidating six bills all seeking to extend the maternity leave benefit. Senator Risa Hontiveros, the chair of the committee, wishes to give mothers 120 days of paid leaves while adding 30 days for solo mothers.
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26 September 2016
Labor group rejects govt endo proposal
THE countrys biggest labor group has rejected a government proposal that will allow regularization of contractual workers at the manpower service provider level rather than by concerned companies that need the workers. The Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) on Sunday said the proposal is a clear circumvention of the Labor Code.
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23 September 2016
Businesses address workers struggle with traffic as productivity suffers
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) had estimated that daily gridlock cost the economy approximately P2.4 billion in 2012 and that losses could swell to P6 billion by 2030 if the situation is left unchecked. President Rodrigo R. Duterte is seeking emergency powers from Congress and the government has identified P1.2 trillion worth of land, air and sea projects to solve the traffic and congestion crisis now gripping Metro Manila and other key cities nationwide.
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