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The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines urges government agencies to put in place a 'genuine transition program' for displaced workers before Citira's implementation – not after
(UPDATED) The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines and Sentro make the call after the arrest of transgender woman Gretchen Custodio Diez at a Quezon City mall
Labor group Trade Union Congress of the Philippines appeals to President Rodrigo Duterte to institute reforms in the agency as soon as possible to avoid compromising workers' livelihoods
The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines says there were no marching orders from the President on 'matters that concern the daily lives of workers'
Labor groups with varying political ideologies gather to express support for pro-worker senatorial candidates – a show of unity that they describe as 'historic'
TUCP says it received complaints from call center workers who were not allowed to evacuate and were told to continue working after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake hit Luzon on Monday
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
(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
There are an estimated 1.3 million contractual employees nationwide
The Department of Labor and Employment says 75,430 workers have already been regularized as of November 3
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
From P491 minimum wage earners in Metro Manila will now earn P512 starting October
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 Liberal Party standard bearer clarifies however that ending contractual work depends on the particular sector
Labor groups say more jobs are being generated for the 2016 elections but they expect unemployment to rise again after the polls
UPDATED Mendoza is known as one of the founding pillars of the labor movement in the Philippines
Ernesto Boy Herrera principal author of the Migrant Workers Act of 1995 was deeply involved in the labor movement even after he left government
A trade unionist stresses the importance of stable power supply and low power rates in attracting foreign investors and ensuring the competitiveness of local businesses
A labor group also renews calls to criminalize grave violations of occupational health and safety standards to deter employers from committing such gross offenses
Every year the country sends an average of 12 000 nurses abroad