Rappler's latest stories on contractualization in the Philippines
(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
The Duterte government roared to end endo, but the final product of their collective efforts sounded more like a meow
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo also calls the presidential veto a 'good thing' as it showed where President Duterte stood on the measure – even if the Chief Executive himself had previously certified the very same bill as urgent
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says provisions on defining 'labor-only contracting' among others will be part of a new proposal it will submit to the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council by August 5
'Babalik tayo sa Grade 1,' says Senator Joel Villanueva as he refiles the Security of Tenure bill that was previously certified 'urgent' by Malacañang
(4th UPDATE) Despite the setback, labor groups say President Duterte's veto won't stop workers' struggle to end contractualization
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte vetoes the security of tenure bill, despite certifying it as urgent in September 2018
Though labor groups say the security of tenure bill is a watered-down version of what they fought for, they believe it is 'better than nothing'
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says the Security of Tenure bill, which is now up for the President's signature, still needs some tweaking to benefit both workers and employers
Business groups make a last-minute appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the security of tenure bill. Labor groups earlier called the bill 'weak.'
Labor groups are calling out President Duterte not because contractualization exists, but because he failed to deliver on his promise to end it in one week
For starters, labor lawyer Allan Montaño says there is a big difference to changing the word ‘or’ to ‘and’ in the labor code definition of a contractor and sub-contractor
Let us boycott the products and services of companies that practice illegal forms of contractualization or exploit legal loopholes. This way, we send a clear message that they have no place in our society.
Whatever may be the conclusion of the strike, there is little doubt that the practice of contractualization, which has done so much damage to labor in this country, is facing a mortal challenge from its victims
Several senatorial candidates agree creating more jobs will help address labor contractualization in the country
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
Though far from the 'Magic 12' in recent surveys, the labor leaders are banking on the support of the unions to campaign for and support them
Instead of spending Christmas with their families in Compostela Valley, they build a Christmas tree made out of scraps at their protest camp in Liwasang Bonifacio
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte certifies the much-awaited Security of Tenure bill
In his 2018 State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Duterte reiterates that Congress – not Malacañang – can prohibit contractual employment schemes 'once and for all'
Labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno slams as 'useless' Labor Department Order and Executive Order 51 'prohibiting' contractualization
(UPDATED) Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says PLDT should regularize the affected employees automatically, instead of making them reapply for jobs
Aside from narratives of ex-PLDT contracted workers, messages of support from their relatives and friends also flood Twitter
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Labor groups urge President Rodrigo Duterte to keep his promise to end contractualization in time for Labor Day on May 1
The incoming labor chief says he may release an order on this requirement as part of the Duterte administration s fight against contractualization
All 5 presidential candidates have vowed to end contractualization if they win A deeper study of the issue however suggests that workers and labor unions cannot rejoice just yet