ECOP - updates

Rappler's latest stories on ECOP


Employers' group to comply with Duterte EO despite 'reservations'

May 01, 2018 - 9:30 PM

'ECOP finds worrisome the exact definition of security of tenure, among others.... [But] employers will live with it and comply,' says the Employers Confederation of the Philippines

ON LABOR DAY. Hundreds of job seekers trooped to Quezon City Hall on Labor Day, May 1, 2018, to look for job opportunities. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

DOLE poised to back 4-day workweek bill

Aug 30, 2017 - 9:25 PM

But Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says the government will still listen to the views of workers and employers in a meeting set for Thursday August 31

COMPRESSED WORKWEEK. Labor secretary Silvestre Bello III says they are poised to support the measure that seeks to compress the minimum number of working days from 5 to 4. Rappler photo

Former PCCI, ECOP head Miguel Valera dies, 76

Aug 24, 2016 - 7:55 PM

ADVISORY: Varela is survived by his wife Cecil 4 daughters 4 grandchildren sisters Dulce and Cori and younger brother Jesus and his 95 year old mother

Photo from the NEDA website

Contractualization ‘backbone’ of services, OFW sectors

May 18, 2016 - 8:42 PM

Businessman Donald Dee says he cannot foresee a situation when contractualization is completely abolished in the Philippines Doing so he says would lead to unemployment

NO TO ENDO. Contractualization remains widespread in Philippine labor. File photo by AFP

Businessmen hope for simplified processes under Duterte admin

May 18, 2016 - 5:24 PM

Businessmen are counting on president elect Rodrigo Duterte to convince other cities to copy the Davao City model says business leader Donald Dee

Binay: PH needs CEO-style leadership

May 15, 2015 - 6:45 PM

We badly need leaders with proven administrative and managerial skills to ensure the delivery of basic services Vice President Jejomar Binay who is running in the 2016 presidential race tells businessmen