Gov’t drafting executive order to address high shipping costs | BusinessWorld

Reference: Mina, K. T. (2019, July 16). Gov’t drafting executive order to address high shipping costs. BusinessWorld. Retrieved July 16, 2019 from https://www.bworldonline.com/govt-drafting-executive-order-to-address-high-shipping-costs/ Gov’t drafting executive order to address high shipping costs July 15, 2019 | 10:44 pm THE government is drafting an executive order (EO) for the Palace addressing high shipping costs, Trade Secretary Ramon … Continue reading

LGUs urged to craft guidelines on class suspension – SUNSTAR

Reference: Peralta-Malonzo, T. A. (2018, July 19). LGUs urged to craft guidelines on class suspension. SunStar. Retrieved July 19, 2018 from https://www.sunstar.com.ph/article/1753427/Manila/Local-News/LGUs-urged-to-craft-guidelines-on-class-suspension LGUs urged to craft guidelines on class suspension July 18, 2018 THE Interior and Local Government (DILG) urged on Wednesday, July 18, the local government units (LGU) to enact their own ordinances that … Continue reading

Duterte: EO lacks teeth but I can only do so much | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. (2018, May 03). Duterte: EO lacks teeth but I can only do so much. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 03, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/duterte-eo-lacks-teeth-i-can-only-do-so-much Duterte: EO lacks teeth but I can only do so much By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR May 03, 2018 PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday admitted his executive order lacks the “teeth” to end … Continue reading

Labor groups unite vs ‘endo’ | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Naval, G. & Vigilia, W. (2018, May 01). Labor groups unite vs ‘endo’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 02, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/labor-groups-unite-vs-%E2%80%98endo%E2%80%99 Labor groups unite vs ‘endo’ May 01, 2018 By Gerard Naval and Wendell Vigilia LABOR groups will march from Welcome Rotunda in Quezon City to the historic Mendiola Bridge in Manila today … Continue reading

EO not enough, say labor groups | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Lopez, J. (2018, May 02). EO not enough, say labor groups. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 02, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/eo-not-enough-say-labor-groups EO not enough, say labor groups May 02, 2018 BY JP LOPEZ AND GERARD NAVAL MILITANT labor groups rejected an executive order prohibiting illegal contracting or sub-contracting, saying what was signed was the one … Continue reading

Duterte signs EO on sub-contracting | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J., Africa, R., Lopez, J. P., & Reuters. (2018, May 02). Duterte signs EO on sub-contracting. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 02, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/duterte-signs-eo-sub-contracting Duterte signs EO on sub-contracting By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR May 02, 2018 PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday signed an executive order banning illegal contracting and sub-contracting and warned firms hiring short-term … Continue reading

No more ‘endo’ EO; labor up in arms | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Naval, G. (2018, April 20). No more ‘endo’ EO; labor up in arms. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 23, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/no-more-%E2%80%98endo%E2%80%99-eo-labor-arms No more ‘endo’ EO; labor up in arms By GERARD NAVAL April 20, 2018 AFTER an almost two-year wait, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III yesterday said President Duterte will no longer issue … Continue reading

Direct hiring cannot be forced on employers | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: [Malaya Business Insight]. (2018, April 18). Direct hiring cannot be forced on employers. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 18, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/business/direct-hiring-cannot-be-forced-employers Direct hiring cannot be forced on employers April 18, 2018 The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) yesterday said labor sector’s plea for contractual workers deployed by agencies to be hired directly … Continue reading

Still no executive order on ‘endo’ – Palace | Philstar.com

Reference: Mendez, C. (2018, April 17). Still no executive order on ‘endo’ – Palace. Philippine Star. Retrieved April 17, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/04/17/1806732/still-no-executive-order-endo-palace Still no executive order on ‘endo’ – Palace Christina Mendez (The Philippine Star) – April 17, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte has not signed the executive order (EO) that will end … Continue reading

Palace eyes signing of EO on endo May 1 | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. & Naval, G. (2018, April 17). Palace eyes signing of EO on endo May 1. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 17, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/palace-eyes-signing-eo-endo-may-1 Palace eyes signing of EO on endo May 1 April 17, 2018 BY JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR AND GERARD NAVAL MALACAÑANG is looking at the possible signing of an executive … Continue reading

Malacañang cancels meeting with labor; no reason given | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Naval, G. (2018, April 16). Malacañang cancels meeting with labor; no reason given. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 16, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/malaca%C3%B1ang-cancels-meeting-labor-no-reason-given Malacañang cancels meeting with labor; no reason given By GERARD NAVAL April 16, 2018 THE Office of the President yesterday made a last minute cancellation of its meeting today with labor groups … Continue reading

Duterte may sign executive order on contractualization soon | Headlines | The Philippine Star

Reference: Jaymalin, M. (2018, April 3). Duterte may sign executive order on contractualization soon. The Philippine Star. Retrieved April 3, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/04/03/1802267/duterte-may-sign-executive-order-contractualization-soon Duterte may sign executive order on contractualization soon Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) – April 3, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The long wait may soon be over for workers who … Continue reading

Protest set vs compromise Executive Order on ‘endo’ | Philstar.com

Reference: Jaymalin, Mayen (2018, March 1). Protest set vs compromise Executive Order on ‘endo’. Philippines Star. Retrieved March 1, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/03/01/1792428/protest-set-vs-compromise-executive-order-endo Protest set vs compromise Executive Order on ‘endo’ Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) – March 1, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Workers are gearing up for a nationwide mass action to express their … Continue reading

Duterte wants extension on ‘endo’ | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Naval, G. & Africa, R. (2018, February 09). Duterte wants extension on ‘endo’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved February 12, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/duterte-wants-extension-%E2%80%98endo%E2%80%99 Duterte wants extension on ‘endo’ By GERARD NAVAL AND RAYMOND AFRICA February 09, 2018 PRESIDENT Duterte has asked labor groups for more time to issue the executive order (EO) putting an end … Continue reading

EDSA commission members named | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. (2018, January 25). EDSA commission members named. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved January 30, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/edsa-commission-members-named EDSA commission members named By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR January 25, 2018 PRESIDENT Duterte has named Pastor “Boy” Saycon, secretary general of the civil society group Council for Philippine Affairs (COPA), and Christopher Carrion, founding chair of the … Continue reading

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