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ABS-CBN shutdown a 'betrayal of 11,000 workers,' labor groups say

May 05, 2020 - 10:46 PM

'To shut down a major media outfit and render the more than 11,000 workers jobless at a time when the country is reeling from a pandemic is the height of callousness!' says labor group Sentro

OFF AIR. The staff of ABS-CBN watch as President and CEO Carlo Katigbak makes a statement on the broadcast network shutdown by the National Telecommunication Commission on May 5, 2020. Photo courtesy of Alcuin Papa

Pasig court charges 23 in Regent Foods picket dispersal

Nov 09, 2019 - 7:31 PM

(UPDATED) At least 20 union workers of Regent Foods Corporation, two Defend Job Philippines members, and a bystander are charged with physical injury, resistance and disobedience, and alarm and scandal

ARRESTED. Police on November 9, 2019 arrested union workers at the Regent Food Corporation. Photo by Defend Job Philippines

Labor groups slam House bill proposing 2-year probationary period for workers

Oct 18, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Congressman Bonito Singson's bill is a 'cheap trick' to deprive workers of their rights, say Defend Job Philippines, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines, and Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino

BILL OPPOSED. Labor groups reject a bill proposing to extend the 6-month probationary period for workers to 2 years. Photo from Defend Job Philippines Facebook

Group endorses Labor Win, 4 Otso Diretso bets to champion workers' rights

Apr 30, 2019 - 1:35 PM

'Nagsasawa na po tayo sa puro pangako.... Kailangan meron tayong panghawakan sa mga tumatakbong kandidato sa pagsusulong ng interes ng uring manggagawa,' says Defend Job Philippines spokesperson Christian Magsoy

LABOR PICKS. Labor group Defend Job Philippines endorses Ernesto Arellano, Chel Diokno, Samira Gutoc, Neri Colminares, Leody De Guzman, Sonny Matula , Allan Montaño, Florin Hilbay, Erin Tanada and Kabataan Partylist for their #LaborVote2019 campaign. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler