Palace opposes two-year workers’ probationary period | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, A. (2019, October 21). Palace opposes two-year workers’ probationary period. Philstar. Retrieved October 21, 2019 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/10/21/1961977/palace-opposes-two-year-workers-probationary-period Palace opposes two-year workers’ probationary period Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) – October 21, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang is opposed to the bill seeking to extend workers’ maximum probationary period from six months … Continue reading

Infra projects to create 1M jobs a year – Bello | The Manila Times

Reference: Depasupil, W. (2019, September 23). Infra projects to create 1M jobs a year – Bello. The Manila Times. Retrieved September 23, 2019 from https://www.manilatimes.net/2019/09/23/news/national/infra-projects-to-create-1m-jobs-a-year-bello/620237/ Infra projects to create 1M jobs a year – Bello By WILLIAM DEPASUPIL, TMT September 23, 2019 Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello 3rd is confident that President Rodrigo Duterte’s goal to … Continue reading

Labor groups converge at UST to protest contractualization | Inquirer News

Reference: Orellana, F. (2018, August 27). Labor groups converge at UST to protest contractualization. Inquirer.net. Retrieved August 28, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1025251/labor-groups-converge-at-ust-to-protest-contractualization Labor groups converge at UST to protest contractualization By: Faye Orellana – Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ INQUIRER.net / 11:31 AM August 27, 2018 Members of the Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) joined workers from other labor … Continue reading

DOLE allocates P500M for Boracay financial aid | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Naval, G. (2018, May 09). DOLE allocates P500M for Boracay financial aid. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved May 09, 2018 from http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/dole-allocates-p500m-boracay-financial-aid DOLE allocates P500M for Boracay financial aid By GERARD NAVAL May 09, 2018 HALF-A-BILLION pesos has been set aside by the Department of Labor and Employment for financial relief assistance to workers adversely … 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

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 declares Boracay a ‘land reform area’ | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. (2018, April 10). Duterte declares Boracay a ‘land reform area’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 10, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/duterte-declares-boracay-%E2%80%98land-reform-area%E2%80%99 Duterte declares Boracay a ‘land reform area’ By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR April 10, 2018 PRESIDENT Duterte yesterday said he would declare Boracay Island as a “land reform area” and distribute the land to farmers … Continue reading

Jollibee, Burger King ordered to regularize workers | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. (2018, April 05). Jollibee, Burger King ordered to regularize workers. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 05, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/jollibee-burger-king-ordered-regularize-workers Jollibee, Burger King ordered to regularize workers By ASHZEL HACHERO April 05, 2018 THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has ordered Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) and Burger King to give 7,186 contractual … Continue reading

| Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. (2018, February 27). Duterte gives up on ending ‘endo’. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved February 27, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/duterte-gives-ending-%E2%80%98endo%E2%80%99 Duterte gives up on ending ‘endo’ By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR February 27, 2018 AFTER almost two years of fighting ‘endo’, President Duterte yesterday said he is open to a “compromise” on the issue of labor … Continue reading

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