Eighteen federations formed the National Trade Union Center (NTUC Philippines) on 18 August 2018.
Brother Rodolfo Capoquian was elected President. Other officers are General Secretary Roland de la Cruz, Treasurer Milagros Ogalinda, Deputy General Secretary Dave Diwa, Assistant Treasurer Jesus Exequiel (Exie) Nidea. The Chairs of the Women Committee (Sister Florencia Cabatingan) and of the Youth Committee (Brother Wilmark Ramos) were provisionally elected to the Executive Board.
TUCP YOUTH DECLARE "JIED, THE FUTURE OF WORK WE WANT!" (Just, Inclusive, Equitable, Decent)
Dec 16, 2017 – “Just, Inclusive, Equitable, and Decent: that’s the future of work we want!” declared young workers and trade unionists at the conclusion of the TUCP National Youth Conference on 13-14 December 2017. Read more.
May 18-19, 2017 — “Enforce constitutional and labor code provisions on security of tenure; scrap D.O. 174, s.2017!” was the thundering call of some 86 union leaders, members, and workers in the National Conference on Employment Security and Constructive Industrial Relations held in Manila on 18-19 May 2017 with the theme: “Promoting Inclusive and Sustainable…
5.18.2016, Manila. – Some 1,000 trade union leaders (41% women) reiterated workers’ call for passage of stronger, better, and workable labor law to ensure security of tenure and constructive industrial relations in the country amidst pervasive use of contractual and precarious employment arrangements.
102 workers were killed and 164 workers were injured in 42 serious workplace incidents in the Philippines in January – December 2017 – a TUCP compilation of media reports show.
At least 66 workers were killed and 122 workers were injured in 47 serious workplace incidents in the Philippines in January-December 2016 – a TUCP compilation of media reports show.
Excluding the horrific 74 deaths toll from the Kentex slippers factory fire, deaths were almost at the same level as in 2015. Some 143 workers were killed and 86 workers were injured in 43 serious workplace incidents in 2015. (more…)