labor policy - updates

Rappler's latest stories on labor policy


Duterte’s best gift to labor

May 01, 2017 - 11:16 AM

More than any surprise package the President announces on Labor Day today it is the real end of contractualization that will make a difference to the working class

Hazards in labor contracting: What about the PH tuna industry?

Aug 13, 2016 - 9:24 PM

The Department of Labor order covering handline fishing is without teeth absent sweeping inspections across the tuna industry

TUNA. A man carries a freshly caught fish that weighs 30 to 40 kilograms. Photo by Buena Bernal

TIMELINE: Aquino's love-hate relationship with OFWs

Jun 21, 2016 - 9:10 PM

Let s take a look at some of the key OFW issues during the Aquino administration and how the government handled it

Time to rethink our OFW policy in Middle East

Jan 19, 2016 - 9:41 AM

From an employment and security perspective the economic slump in the Persian Gulf isn’t the best news for the Philippines’ labor export policy

epa04696754 Filipino worker Aileen Tatualla (R), who just returned home from strife-torn Yemen, hugs her son, Prinz Leenbert (L), upon arrival at Manila's international airport, Philippines, 09 April 2015. Some 68 Filipino workers returned home after escaping from Yemeni's conflict. EPA/FRANCIS R. MALASIG