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DOLE to hold job fairs in ‘Yolanda’-hit areas, other provinces

Tent City Tacloban

The Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) regional offices are holding job fairs until December.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Amnesty slams ‘abuse’ of migrant workers in S. Korea


Migrant farm workers in South Korea have become victims of rampant abuse under a “shameful” work permit system that encourages exploitation, Amnesty International said in a report published Monday.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Workers put radio stations off air

davao city map

Members of the workers’ union of one of the country’s oldest media outfits, Radio Mindanao Network (RMN), turned off the transmitters of the network’s AM and FM stations here on Thursday to dramatize their protest over the breakdown of collective bargaining agreement (CBA) negotiations with the management.

Posted: October 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Militant groups oppose 4-day workweek


Militant groups have described as antiworker and antifamily the four-day workweek scheme approved recently by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for Metro Manila government offices to help ease traffic congestion.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Extended work hours cited in death in Hanjin


The latest worker to die in the Hanjin shipyard here had been working for 20 straight hours on the day he was pinned by a mobile elevated platform, according to a labor group.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »