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8 Sept 2019 – Federation of Free Farmers says MANAGING ENTRY OF RICE IMPORTS IS KEY TO ADDRESSING PALAY PRICE PROBLEM

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on September 25, 2019

8 Sept 2019 – Federation of Free Farmers says MANAGING ENTRY OF RICE IMPORTS IS KEY TO ADDRESSING PALAY PRICE PROBLEM The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) urged government to focus on the root cause of the drastic drop in palay prices nationwide instead of relying on palliative measures that are either too expensive or…

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Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on September 23, 2019

Forty-six workers were killed, fourteen workers were injured and six missing in 32 serious workplace incidents in the Philippines in January – September 2019 – an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. Most of those killed were in Construction (eleven) and in Mining (eight). Four workers died, eight were injured and three (corrected) were…

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2 dead, 1 injured after Hotel Sogo collapses in Manila (4th UPDATE) A Hotel Sogo prematurely collapses while undergoing demolition in Manila Rambo Talabong Published: 10:47 AM September 23, 2019 Updated: 6:58 PM September 23, 2019

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on September 23, 2019

2 dead, 1 injured after Hotel Sogo collapses while undergoing demolition in Manila – Sept 23

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Two farm workers from Masbate City died due to electrocution. Sep 4, 2019

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on September 23, 2019

Two farm workers from Masbate City died due to electrocution. – Sept 4, 2019

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LIVING WAGES, REAL END TO ENDO, MORE PARTICIPATION, NO GBV, A DECENT FUTURE OF WORK, END INEQUALITY!

Published by rudy Date posted on September 20, 2019

LIVING WAGES, REAL END TO ENDO, MORE PARTICIPATION, NO GBV, A DECENT FUTURE OF WORK, END INEQUALITY! 15 June 2019 — “LIVING WAGES, REAL END TO ENDO, MORE PARTICIPATION, NO GBV, A DECENT FUTURE OF WORK, END INEQUALITY!” were the resounding themes in the National Trade Union Seminars on Employment Security and Constructive Industrial Relations…

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2018 POSITION FOR WAGE INCREASE of P238 DAILY, AND A WAGE ADVISORY FOR WORKERS IN BMBEs, AT THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on September 18, 2019

NCR wage position 2018 (2)

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TUCP NCR Wage Petition 2017

Published by rudy Date posted on September 5, 2019

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Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on September 4, 2019

Forty-two workers were killed, thirteen workers were injured and six missing in 30 serious workplace incidents in the Philippines in January – September 2019 – an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. Most of those killed were in Construction (nine) and in Mining (eight). Four workers died, eight were injured and three (corrected) were…

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Driver crushed by van Rey Galupo (The Philippine Star) – September 2, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — A 45-year-old driver was crushed to death by a shipping container in Paco, Manila yesterday afternoon.

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on September 1, 2019

Driver crushed by van Rey Galupo (The Philippine Star) – September 2, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — A 45-year-old driver was crushed to death by a shipping container in Paco, Manila yesterday afternoon.

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Worker electrocuted in POGO site [Online gaming site being built in Imus] August 22, 2019, 7:12 PM By Anthony Giron IMUS CITY, Cavite — A worker at the Kawit POGO site was killed Wednesday [Aug 17] after he was electrocuted by an air compressor dynamo.

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on August 23, 2019

Worker electrocuted in POGO site [Online gaming site being built in Imus] August 22, 2019, 7:12 PM By Anthony Giron IMUS CITY, Cavite — A worker at the Kawit POGO site was killed Wednesday [Aug 17] after he was electrocuted by an air compressor dynamo.

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Aug 19, 2019 – RAISING ATM SERVICE FEE WILL FURTHER IMPOVERISH ALREADY POOR FILIPINOS Millions of Filipino workers and 4Ps beneficiaries will be affected

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on August 20, 2019

Aug 19, 2019 RAISING ATM SERVICE FEE WILL FURTHER IMPOVERISH ALREADY POOR FILIPINOS Millions of Filipino workers and 4Ps beneficiaries will be affected Labor groups led by the National Congress of Unions in the Sugar Industry of the Philippines (NACUSIP) and its allied organizations opposes plans of the Banko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to increase…

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

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on August 19, 2019

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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Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on August 19, 2019

Forty workers were killed, thirteen workers were injured and six missing in 28 serious workplace incidents in the Philippines in January – August 2019 – an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. Most of those killed were in Construction (nine) and in Mining (eight). Four workers died, eight were injured and three (corrected) were…

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DOLE stops building construction in Cebu Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) – Aug 13, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The construction of a building in Barangay Paj, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu has been stopped following the death of two workers.

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on August 19, 2019

DOLE stops building construction in Cebu Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) – Aug 13, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The construction of a building in Barangay Paj, Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu has been stopped following the death of two workers.

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August 18, 2019 – Farmers support Pangilinan’s call to review Rice Tariffication Law – ‘Control influx of imports displacing local rice’

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on August 19, 2019

August 18, 2019 – Farmers support Pangilinan’s call to review Rice Tariffication Law – ‘Control influx of imports displacing local rice’

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11 August 2019 – TUPAS (Trade Unions of the Philippines and Allied Social Services) is NTUC PHl’s newest affiliate. TUPAS has 13,000 members in local unions in garments, electronics, plastics, food, and retail. It strengthens the center’s presence and in NCR, Region 3 (Central Luzon), Region 4A (Calabarzon), Tacloban, Cebu, and GenSan.

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on August 19, 2019

11 August 2019 – TUPAS (Trade Unions of the Philippines and Allied Social Services) is NTUC Phl’s newest affiliate. TUPAS has 13,000 members in local unions in garments, electronics, plastics, food, and retail. It expands the center’s presence in NCR, Region 3 (Central Luzon), Region 4A (Calabarzon), Tacloban, Cebu, and GenSan.

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11 August 2019 – MANY HAVE NO IDEA WHAT A MINIMUM WAGE OF P537 PER DAY MEANS. We could have more friends and allies in the community if we reached out and raised awareness about our labor and social advocacies. [Read more]

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on August 11, 2019

11 August 2019 – MANY HAVE NO IDEA WHAT A MINIMUM WAGE OF P537 PER DAY MEANS. We could have more friends and allies in the community for labor advocacies if we reached out, even in informal ways, and raised better awareness about our labor and social advocacies. [Read more]

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Worker dies when boulder rolled down on him in Albay quarry site Inquirer Southern Luzon, August 08, 2019 12:18pm LEGAZPI CITY –– A 71-year-old worker died on Thursday morning when a boulder rolled down on him at a quarry site at the foot of Mayon volcano in Sto. Domingo town in Albay province, police said.

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on August 9, 2019

Worker dies when boulder rolled down on him in Albay quarry site Inquirer Southern Luzon, August 08, 2019 12:18pm LEGAZPI CITY –– A 71-year-old worker died on Thursday morning when a boulder rolled down on him at a quarry site at the foot of Mayon volcano in Sto. Domingo town in Albay province, police said.

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Farmers chide Senator Villar for ignoring effects of import undervaluation on rice farmers

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 31, 2019

Farmers chide Senator Villar for ignoring effects of import undervaluation on rice farmers (26 July 2019) The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) scored Senator Cynthia Villar’s recent claim that she could not do anything about the reported undervaluation of rice imports. When asked about the issue in a recent press interview, Senator Villar reportedly replied…

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July 27, 2019 05:50am – SC orders Kentex CFO to pay P1.4M to 57 surviving workers – The Supreme Court has affirmed the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) decision ordering the chief finance officer of Kentex Manufacturing Corp. to pay more than P1.44 million to 57 surviving workers found to have been underpaid after the Valenzuela City slipper factory burned down in 2015. – Jerome Aning, Inquirer Mobile

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 27, 2019

July 27, 2019 05:50am – SC orders Kentex CFO to pay P1.4M to 57 surviving workers – Jerome Aning, Inquirer Mobile The Supreme Court has affirmed the Department of Labor and Employment’s (Dole) decision ordering the chief finance officer of Kentex Manufacturing Corp. to pay more than P1.44 million to 57 surviving workers found to…

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26 July 2019 – Supreme Court reverses Court of Appeals decision, orders Kentex general manager and treasurer Ong King Guan to pay employees ₱1.44 million

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 27, 2019

CNN Philippines (@cnnphilippines) tweeted at 0:31 pm on Fri, Jul 26, 2019: Supreme Court reverses Court of Appeals decision, orders Kentex general manager and treasurer Ong King Guan to pay employees ₱1.44 million In 2015, a fire broke out in a factory owned by Kentex, which claimed 72 lives and injured a number of workers…

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Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 26, 2019

Thirty-seven workers were killed, thirteen workers were injured and six missing in 26 serious workplace incidents in the Philippines in January – July 2019 – an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. Most of those killed were in Mining (seven) and Construction (seven). Four workers died, eight were injured and three (corrected) were missing…

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2 lalaki natagpuang patay sa loob ng tangke ng tubig

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 26, 2019

2 lalaki natagpuang patay sa loob ng tangke ng tubig Karren Canon, ABS-CBN News Posted at Jul 21 2019 07:52 AM | Updated as of Jul 21 2019 07:09 PM Natagpuang patay ang 2 lalaki sa loob ng isang tangke ng tubig sa bayan ng San Juan, Batangas nitong Sabado ng hapon.

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Cement bucket falls from construction site, kills laborer

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 26, 2019

Cement bucket falls from construction site, kills laborer (Philstar.com) – July 14, 2019 – 2:45pm MANILA, Philippines — A cable of a tower crane carrying a bucket filled with cement broke Sunday morning at a construction site in Manila leaving one laborer dead, according to the Manila Public Information Office.

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The vetoed bill on security of tenure

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 26, 2019

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Farmers refute claims rice liberalization has lowered rice prices

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 22, 2019

Farmers refute claims rice liberalization has lowered rice prices Louise Maureen Simeon (The Philippine Star) – July 22, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Local farmers are contradicting the claim of the economic team that the opening up of the market has resulted in a significant decline in rice prices. The Federation of Free Farmers…

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FARMERS DOWNPLAY CLAIMED BENEFITS OF RICE TARIFFICATION LAW ON CONSUMERS

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 19, 2019

FARMERS DOWNPLAY CLAIMED BENEFITS OF RICE TARIFFICATION LAW ON CONSUMERS The Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) questioned recent claims of some government officials that the Rice Tariffication Law (RA 11203) has resulted in a significant decline in rice prices. RA 11203, which took effect last March 2019, removed the quantitative limits on rice imports and…

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2018 POSITION FOR WAGE INCREASE of P238 DAILY, AND A WAGE ADVISORY FOR WORKERS IN BMBEs, AT THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION

Published by rudy Date posted on July 18, 2019

NCR wage position 2018 (2)

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Hanjin shipyard can become a major global port — Lopez

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 16, 2019

Hanjin shipyard can become a major global port — Lopez Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star) – July 15, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The 300-hectare shipyard of Hanjin Philippines may be taken over by several shipping companies that would transform it into a major global port, Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said in a chance…

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12 July 2019 – ‘Right conditions’ necessary for next round of EU-Phl FTA talks

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 12, 2019

‘Right conditions’ necessary for next round of EU-Phl FTA talks Louella Desiderio (The Philippine Star) – July 12, 2019 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The next round of talks for a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Philippines would take place when the conditions are right as the country’s implementation of conventions on human rights,…

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