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25 Oct 2020 — NTUC Phl, with the Japan International Labour Foundation (JILAF), held its first ever online Trade Union Webinars on Employment Security and Industrial Relations with the theme: “Responding to New Future of Work, Employment Security and Work Relations In the Time of the Pandemic” from Quezon City on 14-17 and 21-24 October 2020.

Over 100 participants (mostly women) connecting from home, their union offices and safe special meeting places to participate, rated the four hours, four afternoons webinars highly.

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.”

15 Dec 2019 – NTUC Phl holds Dec 2019 Women and Youth Assemblies, reviews progress on Action Agendas

The NTUC Phl Women and Youth Committees, in Joint Assemblies, met on 14 December 2019 in Quezon City to review progress in their respective Action Agendas and to plan next steps. The Assemblies (1) discussed progress in their respective Agendas approved on August 18, 2019; (2) heard the report of the NTUC Phl (training team)…

18 Aug 2019 – NTUC Phl popped poppers at the opening of its Leaders Meeting and first anniversary celebrations in Quezon City.

18 Aug 2019 – NTUC Phl popped poppers at the opening of its Leaders Meeting and first anniversary celebrations in Quezon City. President Rodolfo Capoquian cited the many center activities since NTUC Phl’s founding convention on 18 August 2018 : national, federation and local -level GBV workshops in 2018 through 2019; two successful national JILAF/NTUC…

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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)

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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.]

Two construction workers were buried alive and two injured when excavated soil and debris fell on them while they were installing the steel frame foundation of a hotel in Legaspi, Albay on Dec 15 (Philstar)

Two internet service firm workers died when electrocuted while installing a concrete post in Albay on Oct 17. (Inquirer Mobile)

A heavy equipment operator died in a mudslide in a mining pit in Antique on Oct 2. (ABS-CBN News)

A welder working in his shop in Bolinao, Pangasinan died when he accidentally touched a live wire. Another worker died after he touched a live wire while working at a construction site in Enrile, Cagayan on Aug 22.

A PNP doctor died and two other officers from the national police medical reserve force were hospitalized after inhaling a disinfectant solution used to clean quarantine facilities in Metro Manila. (June 7, 2020 report)

Three crew, three medical personnel died in the medevac airplane incident in March.

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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.

A welder working in his shop in Bolinao, Pangasinan died when he accidentally touched a live wire. Another worker died after he touched a live wire while working at a construction site in Enrile, Cagayan on Aug 22.

A PNP doctor died and two other officers from the national police medical reserve force were hospitalized after inhaling a disinfectant solution used to clean quarantine facilities in Metro Manila. (June 7, 2020 report)

Three crew, three medical personnel died in the medevac airplane incident in March.

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Breakdown of COVID-19 cases and deaths among healthcare workers as of August 29: (1/2) Nurses: 2,401 (6 deaths) Doctors: 1,433 (26 deaths) Nursing Assistant: 484 Medical Technologist: 304 Midwife: 144 Radiologic Technologist: 138 Pharmacist: 68 Respiratory Therapist: 57
(2/2) Admin staff: 557 (4 deaths) Utility: 208 (1 death) Barangay Health Worker: 133 Dietary Staff: 70 (1 death) Driver: 62 Security Guard: 50 Gov’t Employee: 26 Engineer: 17 *1 death-dental technician

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