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The Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines says letting Filipinos watch the SEA Games for free can foster 'renewed patriotism' and 'national healing' amid complaints about the preparations for the regional event
Labor groups with varying political ideologies gather to express support for pro-worker senatorial candidates – a show of unity that they describe as 'historic'
(UPDATED) 'We also recognize as part of his lasting legacy for workers and their families his last-minute efforts to commit to voluntarily regularize and directly hire thousands of SM employees into SM over a period of time,' a labor group says
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte fires Labor Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod without explaining why, but mentions the rising number of workers' strikes in the country
Average minimum wage in the non-agricultural sector across all regions amount to P330.47 daily in April, but the actual purchasing power of Filipinos is only P208.38, says ALU-TUCP
(UPDATED) Vigilant Investigative and Security Agency, owned by Solicitor General Jose Calida's family, says the allegations made by ALU-TUCP are 'utterly false'
'President Duterte is promising our OFWs jobs back in our country when he can't even sign an executive order to address labor contractualization and protect the workers' security of tenure,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros
ALU-TUCP spokesperson Alan Tanjusay urges Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to work harder to ensure safer and healthier workplaces for Filipino laborers
Amid talks of an executive order against contractualization, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III changes his tune and passes the buck to Congress to pass a law instead
After being postponed twice this year, will the executive order against contractualization finally get President Rodrigo Duterte's approval?
The Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines says it would seek a nationwide wage increase if the tax reform law triggers 'exorbitant' inflation
The Davao mall fire deaths stem from a failure to enforce labor laws that promote safe workplaces, a labor coalition says
The Associated Labor Union-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines says 15.6 million informal workers will be affected by the newly-signed Train law
'The SSS must first clean its house and implement internal reforms before any additional burden is imposed on more than 32 million workers who are its members and beneficiaries,' says Partido Manggagawa
SSS Commissioner Jose Gabriel La Viña accuses 4 top-level officials of earning by trading stocks using stockbrokers who manage the agency's pension fund
Department Order 178 stops companies from requiring their employees to wear high heels at work
From P491 minimum wage earners in Metro Manila will now earn P512 starting October
Department of Labor and Employment also requires all business establishments to provide sitting breaks for both male and female workers
Unions urge the labor department to impose this on employers citing studies that have linked wearing high heels to postural problems injury and bunion formation
The P491 minimum wage in Metro Manila has a real value of only P357 based on National Wages and Productivity Commission data
ALU TUCP says the tax reform package just passed by the House is not uplifting because those who are already poor workers would become even poorer
The proposed wage hike is too high says the head of the Cebu Chamber of Commerce and Industry Let us not kill each other Let us survive together