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TUCP warns employers vs hiring less women over maternity leave law

Mar 21, 2019 - 10:53 AM

The labor group urges the government to keep a close watch over businesses after a survey showed that a majority of employers may be inclined not to hire women due to the Expanded Maternity Leave Law

DISCRIMINATORY? The initial results of a survey among employers' group showed their hiring practices may be affected with the expanded maternity leave law. Photo from Shutterstock

DOLE: Employers group to 'regularize' 220,000 workers starting February

Feb 06, 2019 - 5:19 PM

Labor groups slam the National Voluntary Regularization Plan to be inked by DOLE and employers as a 'grand scheme' to foil the passage of the security of tenure bill

REGULARIZE. Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello says Employment Confederation of the Philippines has committed to implement their 3-year regularization program starting February 2019. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Businessman Donald Dee dies at 72

Dec 03, 2018 - 7:07 AM

'The business community lost a passionate champion and leader, a stalwart in the industry, and a staunch advocate of and for employers,' says the Employers Confederation of the Philippines

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

What businessmen want to hear from Aquino's final SONA

Jul 25, 2015 - 8:30 PM

Business leaders weigh in on what they consider the biggest success and failure of the Aquino administration with less than a year to go before a new leadership steps in

SPELL OUT PLANS. Businessmen would rather hear President Benigno Aquino III’s future plans during his last SONA rather than his achievements. Illustration from Shutterstock

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

With 2 years left in his term, Aquino has more to do, biz groups say

Jul 30, 2014 - 5:42 PM

President Aquino’s 5th State of the Nation Address earns raves rants from business groups and a former Cabinet official

Businessmen’s SONA 'wishes'

Jul 27, 2014 - 5:01 PM

As President Aquino delivers his 5th SONA on July 28 businessmen say their top 3 wishes are improved competitiveness increased foreign direct investments and more jobs

Business groups press RH law implementation

Mar 25, 2014 - 12:32 PM

Business groups reaffirm their support for the immediate implementation of the RH law as the SC prepares to rule on it