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Gender diversity good for businesses and economies – U.N.

May 23, 2019 - 12:24 AM

The survey says nearly three-quarters of companies that tracked gender diversity in their management reported profit hikes of between 5% and 20%

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10 good practices to address child labor in agriculture

Jun 19, 2015 - 11:05 AM

A new guide released by the Food and Agriculture Organization aims to help in reducing the number of child workers all over the world

Study: At least 1 in 5 PH households tolerates child labor

Jan 28, 2015 - 5:11 PM

Worse child labor especially in plantations and mines provides no means by which the children and their families may escape the vicious cycle of generational poverty the study says

The Delano Manongs: America's forgotten labor heroes

May 02, 2014 - 10:51 PM

In the farm labor movement in America a crucial cast of characters lies in history’s shadows: the Filipino farmworkers the manongs who worked on vineyards in Delano California

On the job: The Filipino precariat

Apr 30, 2014 - 10:46 AM

There is enough proof that economic development that relies on precarious work is not the ideal or practical way to build or sustain the wealth of nations

Workers find ways: The farm worker

Sep 15, 2013 - 7:45 AM

Farm worker wins lawsuit against hacienda boss in Negros

UPHIL BATTLE. Jolu shares experiences in asserting his rights as sugar farm worker in Negros. Photo by Daniel Rudin/Rappler

Workers find ways: The coop worker

Sep 15, 2013 - 7:45 AM

Young cooperative worker in Negros reflects on her father s murder after a successful and profitable land reform process

THREATS AND SUCCESS. Cherry Pie reflects on her father's murder. Photo by Daniel Rudin/Rappler

Workers find ways: The ship builder

Sep 15, 2013 - 7:30 AM

A ship builder speaks out on workplace safety

SAFETY. Marste speaks out about safety in the workplace. Photo by Daniel Rudin/Rappler

Workers find ways: The factory technician

Sep 15, 2013 - 7:30 AM

Factory technician slams Coke s performance rating system as a union busting scheme

June of Federation of Coca Cola Unions

Workers find ways: The domestic helper

Sep 15, 2013 - 7:15 AM

Domestic worker takes Hong Kong employment agency to court

Jasmine of the Progressive Labor Union

Workers find ways: The volunteer nurse

Sep 15, 2013 - 7:15 AM

Volunteer nurses pay hospitals to work

PAY TO WORK. Erik says volunteer nurses like him pay hospitals to work. Photo by Daniel Rudin/Rappler

Workers find ways: The agency worker

Sep 15, 2013 - 7:00 AM

Agency worker helps form the first union in an industrial estate in Cebu

A FIRST. Eddie helps form the first union in a Cebu industrial estate. Photo by Daniel Rudin/Rappler

Workers find ways: The factory worker

Sep 15, 2013 - 6:45 AM

Labor struggles involve professional risk and personal sacrifice

RISK AND SACRIFICE. Ninoy, a factory worker, says labor struggles involve professional risk and personal sacrifice. Photo by Daniel Rudin/Rappler

Workers find ways: The OJT student

Sep 15, 2013 - 6:45 AM

A migrant student who is on the job demands more school and less work

Josephine of National College of Science and Technology

Workers find ways: The BPO worker

Sep 15, 2013 - 6:30 AM

BPO workers form labor association to get pay back

Sylvio of the Inter-Call Center Association of the Philippines

Workers find ways: Tara, break muna

Sep 15, 2013 - 6:15 AM

Is it fun to be a worker in the Philippines?

Workers Find Ways: Tara, Break Muna

Commentary: Aquino failed organized labor

Jul 23, 2012 - 12:54 PM

Labor unions lament that jobs are getting more precarious and the President has not made their concerns a priority