By Tina G. Santos
Marlyn Alcera has long been trying her luck to find a better-paying job. On Wednesday, her perseverance finally paid off, after having to queue since 6 a.m. to get into the job fair organized by the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) at a Pasay City Mall finally paid off.
By Cathy Yamsuan
, TJ Burgonio
Two senatorial candidates of the administration coalition on Monday urged Malacañang to finally take a hard look at the precarious position of contractual workers who jump from one job to another once their agreement with employers expires after three to five months.
By TJ Burgonio
After labor leaders air their concerns on a host of workers’ issues, President Aquino will outline the non-wage benefits for the country’s workforce in Tuesday’s breakfast meeting, according to Malacañang.
By Philip C. Tubeza
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz on Saturday reminded employers to pay their workers the proper wages and benefits on May 1, Labor Day.
By Tetch Torres
Two workers have died as a result of two separate accidents that happened inside the shipyard of the Korean firm Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines in Subic Bay Freeport.
The Occupational Safety and Health Center, which holds office in Diliman, Quezon City, was established through Executive Order No. 307, which was signed by then President Corazon Aquino on Nov. 4, 1987. The center was created to provide mechanisms to improve workplace conditions in the country. It was also mandated to protect Filipino workers against accidents and illnesses and to promote the welfare of workers.
By Jhunnex Napallacan
The regional wage board in Central Visayas approved Thursday a P22-increase in the daily minimum wage.
By Jerome Aning
Members of the Nagkaisa, a coalition of Philippine trade unions, held a lightning rally near the Philippine International Convention Center Friday to denounce the full-scale privatization program announced by President Benigno Aquino III at the Asian Development Bank meeting.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
The stunned silence with which President Aquino’s package of benefits for workers in the public and private sectors was met at Tuesday’s Labor Day rally at the Don Chino Roces Bridge (formerly Mendiola) spoke volumes about Aquino’s “good news,” which apparently fell short of the workers’ expectations.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Thousands of workers and other protesters on Panay Island will join Labor Day protests on Tuesday, according to protest organizers.
By Jerome Aning
, Jocelyn R. Uy
The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB) will hold on Wednesday the first of three public consultations on the proposal to raise the daily minimum pay of Metro Manila workers.
By Carla P. Gomez
Eight business groups and the mayors’ league are opposed to any increase in wages for workers in Western Visayas, including those in this city.
TOKYO — Tokyo is to allow thousands of Thai workers employed by flood-hit Japanese firms to come to Japan and work, a government spokesman said Friday. Dozens of Japanese companies in Thailand have halted production as rising flood waters have crippled factories or squeezed supply chains following months of heavy rain. The effect on production, [...]