[Campaigns] Holcim workers demand justice -SENTRO

For years contractual workers at the Holcim cement plant in Davao have demanded regular employment, in line with Philippine law. Last year they filed a complaint with the Department of Labor and Employment, however in March 140 contract workers were laid off, while non-union workers were offered new employment contracts. Since then the workers have…

[Press Release] Labor rights NGO hits Duterte over surging cases of trump-up charges vs activists, human rights defenders

On the first month of Sta. Cruz 5’s illegal arrest and detention, Labor rights NGO hits Duterte over surging cases of trump-up charges vs activists, human rights defenders Labor rights organization Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) calls for their immediate release and the junking of trumped-up charges filed against Sta Cruz 5:…

[Statement] Pahayag ng Church-Labor Conference hinggil sa pagtaas ng SSS pension

Pahayag ng Church-Labor Conference hinggil sa pagtaas ng SSS pension Ang Church-Labor Conference ay sumusuporta at naninindigan sa paghiling na itaas ng P2,000 ang SSS pension para sa kapakinabangan ng SSS pensioners. Nakakalungkot na tila walang malasakit ang kasalukuyang administrasyon sa mga umaasang Senior Citizens na maitaas ang kanilang pension. Ang pag-veto ni Pangulong Benigno…

[From the web] Workers Resistance, Gains, and Prospects for 2015 -CTUHR

Workers Resistance, Gains, and Prospects for 2015 (Last part of a three-part series CTUHR Yearend Report for 2014) Underneath the seemingly ‘stable industrial relations’ silenced by hosts of legal offensives  and workers’ rights violations is a resurgence of dynamic workers resistance  to reclaim their rights and score gains. The formation of All Workers Unity (AWU) …

[Petition] Take action for women workers’ rights and an end to gender-based violence at work! -International Labor Rights Forum

Take action for women workers’ rights and an end to gender-based violence at work! Gender-based violence in the workplace is a pernicious and global labor and human rights violation that particularly impacts women, their well-being, and their participation in the economy and society. Whether occurring at the actual place of work or on the way…

[Press Release] Labor tells Lacierda to “shut up” on DAP without audit and investigation -BMP

Labor tells Lacierda to “shut up” on DAP without audit and investigation A LABOR group assailed Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda for clearing Budget Secretary Butch Abad on any wrongdoing in the implementation of his brainchild, the Disbursement Acceleration Program or the DAP, this after Lacierda claimed that the Executive branch’s allotment of 91% of the…

[Statement] Another labor leader shot dead -APL

Another labor leader shot dead NCTU-APL Leadership Condemns the Spate of Killings of Activists Demands Justice for Antonio “Dodong” Petalcorin The National Confederation of Transportworkers’ Union (NCTU) and the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL), together with its affiiates and allied organizations all over the country, condemn in the strongest possible terms the killing of Antonio…