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25 June 2021 – NTUC Phl members say difficulties spawned by COVID-19 and inadequate responses by government and employers have led to large reversals in gains from decades of struggle for decent work and against inequality and require proactive national, federation, local union interventions and programs.

  The two batches of webinars on Employment Security Labor Relations with the theme “Human-Centred Future of Work and Work Relations in the Time of the Pandemic”  were conducted with the support of Japan International Labour Foundation (JILAF) in four hours in four afternoons Zoomed from Quezon City on 14-17 and 21-24 June 2021 Connecting…

1 May 2021 – It was an early celebration of Labor Day for NTUC Phl affiliates gathered for the joint activities for Labor Day and the International Workers Memorial Day, also known as te International Day of Mourning for dead and injured workers and the World Safety and Health Day.

ITUC AP General Secretary Shoya Yoshida stressed a new social contract for inclusive and income-led growth free from tyranny and inequaity for a principled recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. NTUC PHL President Rodolfo M. Capoquian, in his remarks, led solidarity calls (1) for workers killed and injured in workplace accidents, as well as departed trade…

15 Dec 2020 – NTUC Phl holds 14 Dec online tripartite discussions on ratification of ILO Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work

The resource persons from ILO, BWSC/DOLE, PMAP (from recording) and NTUC Phl made presentations on the hughlights of ILO Convention 190, and the accompanying Recommendation 206, the implications on enterprises, what employers are doing to ‘continuously ensure safe and gender-responsive work environment’, what trade unions have been doing on gender-based violence (GBV) and violence and…

18 Aug 2020 – NTUC Phl celebrates its 2nd Anniversary online, fully compliant with quarantine protocols.   

In his report, President Rodolfo Capoquian cited both bright and grim developments as the pandemic sizzles. “Andami nating pinagdaanan sa loob ng isang taon.”

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35% of women – 818 million women globally – over the age of 15 have experienced sexual or physical violence at home, in their communities or in the workplace. (Source: World Health Organisation)

A COMPENDIUM OF MATERIALS FOR THE CAMPAIGN AGAINST GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE IN THE PHILIPPINES
Deaths Continue...

Ten workers died, 4 injured or ill, in seven* serious work incidents in the Philippines in January-March 2021, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. 

The lockdowns, plant closures, suspension of operations contributed to the ‘low’ level of incidents and deaths. [Read more.]

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2020 Yearender

Sixty workers were killed, six injured or ill, in twelve* serious work incidents in the Philippines in January-December 2020, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show.

One incident in agriculture, another in a mill warehouse, three in  construction, one construction worker on the way to work,  one March medevac airplane incident, one June quarantine incident, one July incident in sand quarrying, one October mining mudslide, one October post-installing electrocution accident, one construction accident.

The lockdowns, plant closures, suspension of operations contributed to the ‘low’ level of incidents and deaths.

No media reports of any medical frontliner deaths have been reported since August 29. [This was the last media report. – Thirty-nine medical frontliners — 26 doctors, 6 nurses, 4 admin and 3 other staff staff — died working in different hospitals fighting CoVid-19. Two additional frontliners (one nurse, one doctor) died in August.]
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Fifty-five workers were killed, four injured or ill, in nine* serious work incidents in the Philippines in January-August 2020, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show.

One incident in agriculture, another in a mill warehouse, three in  construction, one construction worker on the way to work,  one March medevac airplane incident, one June quarantine incident, one July incident in sand quarrying.

Thirty-nine medical frontliners — 26 doctors, 6 nurses, 4 admin and 3 other staff staff — died working in different hospitals fighting CoVid-19. Two additional frontliners (one nurse, one doctor) died in August.
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