[In the news] International group calls on Bello to investigate killings of local labor leaders -Business World

AN INTERNATIONAL labor coalition is calling on Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III to investigate the death of a local labor leader, the 43rd such case since President Rodrigo R. Duterte assumed office in June 2016. International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) Secretary General Sharon Burrow, in an open letter, said…

[In the news] BusinessWorld Online Edition |House approves bill giving NGOs voice in budget hearings

BusinessWorld Online Edition |House approves bill giving NGOs voice in budget hearings. Source: http://www.bworldonline.com   A BILL that formalizes participation by nongovernment organizations (NGOs) in national and local budget deliberations has been approved by the House of Representatives on third and final reading. Records of the House Bills and Index Service showed the measure was…