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Despite the disappointment, Senator Joel Villanueva says other senators were not comfortable with the plan to override the President's veto
For the progressive lawmakers, President Rodrigo Duterte's veto 'reflected his true bias' and priority of business interests over workers' welfare
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
(UPDATED) Senators express dismay over President Rodrigo Duterte's veto of the security of tenure bill, noting the measure was certified as urgent months before
(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
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo apologizes for his error, saying President Rodrigo Duterte is still studying the measure
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.'
The proposed 'endo' law, which awaits President Duterte's signature, misses its target. Here's why.
(UPDATED) Labor groups argue that some 'strong' provisions in the House version of the anti-contractualization bill should have made it to the measure's final version
The House adopts the provisions of the Senate-approved version of the bill, which means it will now be sent to Malacañang for President Rodrigo Duterte's signature
Congress is set to convene a bicameral conference committee to finalize the bill
Otso Diretso bets Chel Diokno and Erin Tañada throw full support behind Senate Bill 1826, but the fine print of the proposed law needs to be examined
President Rodrigo Duterte calls on Congress to pass measures that 'fully protect our workers' rights, especially to security of tenure and self-organization'
The Sandiganbayan finds former mayor Eduardo Varela in violation of Republic Act 6656, which protects the security of tenure of civil service personnel
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte certifies the much-awaited Security of Tenure bill
President Rodrigo Duterte signs an executive order supposedly ending contractualization, but labor groups think otherwise
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Metro Manila roads turn red on Labor Day, as thousands of protesters brought to Mendiola their crushed hopes of ending contractualization under the Duterte administration
The executive order against contractualization signed by President Rodrigo Duterte does not include a key provision from the labor draft that mandates direct hiring of employees
It's about time that on this class issue, the Chief Executive exercises his political judgement in favor of the workers rather than preserve the status quo being enjoyed to the max by the capitalists
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo meanwhile calls on workers and employers to find a middle ground on the issue of contractualization
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?
'Ending contractualization is a political promise of the President. It is sad that Malacañang is now expecting that promise to be fulfilled by Congress,' says Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa
Once again, President Rodrigo Duterte fails to sign the proposed executive order ending contractualization on his self-imposed deadline
Labor groups are asking President Rodrigo Duterte to fulfill his 2016 campaign promise to end contractualization. The Department of Labor and Employment urges them to be patient.
Should it be passed into law, the measure would ban hiring workers for limited periods of time, or what is known as 'fixed-term' labor contracts
Dozens of employees of the news network were told that they were employed only until February 10
Complainants could not object to terms of their contracts because initially they needed a job to support themselves and or their families the decision reads
One of the fired workers says grievances regarding GMA 7 s treatment of its talents have been long running but the terminated employees dared to go beyond grumbles
A labor arbiter rules in favor of the Talents Association of GMA saying the talents GMA 7 considers contractors should be classified as regular employees
The prayer campaign follows recently aired grievances by members of the Talents Association of GMA about being deprived of their income for one full pay cycle
Certifying the security of tenure bill as urgent and raising tax exemptions will have negative effects says President Aquino on the eve of Labor Day