8 Mar 2024 – Some 45 participants (six men), all but ten online, participated in the blended NTUC Phl International Women’s Day celebrations at the ObreNa Center in Quezon City. President Jhing Ogalinda, DGS Angelita Senorin, Asst Treasurer Cyril Doctor, and AGS Joan Bautista facilitated the program. A new 18-point Women and Youth Agenda for 2024-2028 was recommended for confirmation by the NTUC Phl General Council in April 2024. The Assembly discussed further work on WaY issues considering the Aug 18, 2023 2nd National Convention resolutions and the Philippine ratification in March 2024 of ILO Convention 190 on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work.

Published by rudy Date posted on March 8, 2024

The WaY Assembly reviewed the accomplishments of the Women and Youth Committees and organizations of NTUC Phl affiliates in the 2018-2023 NTUC Phl Women and Youth Agenda, as well actions by federations and local unions on the 13-point Agenda.

New issues slated for multi-year work include advocacy for implementation of ILO C190; actions for an ILO instrument for Platform workers; progressive living wages rather than minimum wages; better social protection and more responsive health benefits; meaningful digital, artificial intelligence, just green, and formality transitions; and increased representation in LGUs (local government units).

NTUC Phl Vice President Ma. Teresa Agustin, women representative Ailene Montalban, and youth representative Richard Irorita gave statements of support for continuing Assemblies, active participation and collaboration with men and other sectors for women and youth empowerment, and actions towards the confirmed Agenda.

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Invoke Article 33 of the ILO constitution
against the military junta in Myanmar
to carry out the 2021 ILO Commission of Inquiry recommendations
against serious violations of Forced Labour and Freedom of Association protocols.

 

Accept National Unity Government
(NUG) of Myanmar.
Reject Military!

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