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In Antique, woman wages lonely battle to return to her job

MARGIORE Alba  poses at the tent she had set up in front of  the Antique provincial capitol to demand her reinstatement as a provincial employee after she was removed for being coterminous with the former governor. ALBERT MAMORA/CONTRIBUTOR

For several weeks now, Margiore Alba has refused to come home.

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Death of 8 workers trapped in fire should be wake-up call for PH—labor group

Pasay Fire Workers Padlocked

It’s not the first time that workers were killed in a fire after being trapped in a padlocked building. And it might happen again if the government doesn’t move fast, a labor safety organization said.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Unionized workers cry discrimination in Clark

Several companies wary of organized labor here have blacklisted more than 2,000 workers, mostly women, who have been temporarily laid off after a fire gutted their garments factory on May 31, a union officer told a labor official in Central Luzon.

Posted: June 29th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mining workers in Nueva Vizcaya town cast vote to form union

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya—Mining workers and officials of a foreign-owned mining project in upland Kasibu town welcomed the formation of a labor union, which its members hope would defend their rights and welfare.   On Thursday, rank-and-file workers and employees of OceanaGold Philippines Inc. at its project site in Barangay Didipio voted to organize themselves into […]

Posted: February 6th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »