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Dismantling the kafala system and introducing a minimum wage mark new era for Qatar labour market

Published by rudy Date posted on August 30, 2020

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Published by rudy Date posted on August 23, 2020

Forty-five workers were killed, four injured or ill, in six* serious work incidents in the Philippines in January-June 2020, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. One incident in agriculture, another in a mill warehouse, one in a construction area, one construction worker on the way to work, one quarantine incident, one medevac airplane…

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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.” 

Published by rudy Date posted on August 21, 2020
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22 July 2020 – PH oldest labor center voted — against the workers

Published by rudy Date posted on July 22, 2020

By Marlen V. Ronquillo, The Manila Times, 22 Jul 2020 ORGANIZED labor during the Marcos regime was structured along the three major ideologies: right, center and left. On the right of the ideological spectrum, and the first labor center to be formed in the country, was the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines or TUCP.…

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21 July 2020 – More than 3 million workers affected by pandemic – DOLE

Published by rudy Date posted on July 21, 2020

by Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star), 21 Jul 2020 MANILA, Philippines — The number of workers who suffered loss of income and employment nationwide due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has exceeded three million, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported.

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21 July 2020 – 1 out of 5 Pinoys have gone hungry in last 3 months, highest rate since 2014 – SWS

Published by rudy Date posted on July 21, 2020

by Gabriel Pabico Lalu, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 21 Jul 2020 MANILA, Philippines — At least one out of every five Filipinos have experienced involuntary hunger in the past three months, according to recent survey conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS), the results of which were released Tuesday.

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Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on June 11, 2020

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8 Jun 2020- 3.5M families (who were not in initial list of SAP beneficiaries) to get 1st, 2nd tranches of SAP: DSWD

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on June 8, 2020
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23 May 2020 – Days are tough in the days of the #corona Waiting for ayuda, hearing further disadvantaged people scrambling for relief, but some just waiting to be served, as in ‘ihahain na lang’ [Read more]

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on May 31, 2020

23 May 2020 – Days are tough in the days of the #corona Waiting for ayuda, hearing further disadvantaged people scrambling for relief, but some just waiting to be served, as in ‘ihahain na lang’

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Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on May 14, 2020

Forty-three workers were killed, two workers were injured, in five* serious work incidents in the Philippines in January-May 2020, an NTUC Philippines compilation of media reports show. One incident in agriculture, another in a mill warehouse, one in a construction area, one construction worker on the way to work, one medevac airplane incident. Twenty-six doctors,…

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29 Mar 2020 – 8 killed After Philippine Plane Bursts Into Flames

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on May 14, 2020

8 killed After Philippine Plane Bursts Into Flames

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PH’s Covid-19 testing capacity now over 5K daily

Published by rudy Date posted on May 4, 2020

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor, 4 May 2020 MANILA – The testing capacity of laboratories for the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) has reached the 5,000-mark, a health official said Monday.

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POGOs face new Senate probe, disowned by BPO industry

Published by rudy Date posted on May 3, 2020

By: Leila B. Salaverria, Melvin Gascon, Roy Stephen C. Canivel, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 3 May 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon on Saturday said he would move to resume the blue ribbon committee inquiry into the Philippine offshore gaming operators (POGO) as more questions were raised on the reopening of online gambling…

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Rules set to keep workplace COVID-free

Published by rudy Date posted on May 2, 2020

by Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star), 2 May 2020 MANILA, Philippines — With some factories expected to resume soon, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) yesterday released guidelines on how to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the workplace.

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READ: The Department of Labor and Employment issues its joint guidelines with the Department of Trade and Industry for workplaces during the #COVID19 crisis (1/2) | @sam_medenilla

Published by rudy Date posted on May 1, 2020

READ: The Department of Labor and Employment issues its joint guidelines with the Department of Trade and Industry for workplaces during the #COVID19 crisis (1/2) | @sam_medenilla pic.twitter.com/jS5Nx7LEJm — BusinessMirror (@BusinessMirror) May 1, 2020

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Covid seen to cost PHL economy P1.1 trillion

Published by rudy Date posted on May 1, 2020

By Cai Ordinario, Businessmirror, 1 May 2020 Policemen guard the 112-bed We Heal As One center at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium inside the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila, which will serve as quarantine facilities for Covid-19 patients. THE Philippine economy may lose around P1.1 trillion due to the coronavirus 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic, according to…

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The impacts of COVID-19 on domestic workers and policy responses

Published by rudy Date posted on May 1, 2020

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DTI: Over half of MSMEs in PH fully stopped operations due to virus outbreak

Published by rudy Date posted on May 1, 2020

by Neil Arwin Mercado, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 1 May 2020 MANILA, Philippines — More than half of the country’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the country had to stop their operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) reported Friday.

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Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on April 30, 2020

June 24 is Global Day of Action to Climate and Employment Proof our World. #CEPOW

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Education international guidance to reopening schools and education institutions

Published by rudy Date posted on April 30, 2020

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DOLE’s P25-billion coronavirus recovery plan: 1 million jobs, wage subsidy

Published by rudy Date posted on April 30, 2020

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Protecting Workers in the Informal Economy during COVID-19 Pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on April 30, 2020

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A UN framework for the immediate socio-economic response to COVID-19

Published by rudy Date posted on April 29, 2020

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Social protection responses to COVID-19 crisis around the world

Published by rudy Date posted on April 29, 2020

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Ahead of Labor Day, gov’t throws lifeline to COVID-19 programs for workers

Published by rudy Date posted on April 29, 2020

by Prinz Magtulis (Philstar.com), 29 Apr 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Fresh funds will be funneled by the government to two flagship programs meant to assist formal and informal workers displaced by the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19), one of which was earlier suspended for lack of funds.

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Reconsider travel limits for senior citizens in ECQ and GCQ areas, IATF-EID urged

Published by rudy Date posted on April 29, 2020

by Neil Arwin Mercado, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 29 Apr 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Several lawmakers have asked the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID) to reconsider its move to bar senior citizens living in areas placed on either enhanced or general community quarantine from leaving their homes.

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Pasig to compel use of ‘permit to leave premises’ when going out for basic needs

Published by rudy Date posted on April 29, 2020

by Consuelo Marquez, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 29 Apr 2020 MANILA, Philippines — The local government of Pasig will enforce the use of “Permit to Leave Premises” (PLP) whenever residents need to go out of their homes to do essential activities starting Thursday, April 30, and until the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) ends.

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Elders on Facebook insist not all of them are sickly, vulnerable to COVID-19

Published by rudy Date posted on April 29, 2020

by Gabriel Pabico Lalu, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 29 Apr 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Senior citizens on Facebook have launched a group dedicated to proving that not all of them are vulnerable to COVID-19, as the government’s lockdown regulations have barred the elderly from leaving their homes.

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Age rules in reopening of businesses in GCQ areas ‘not well thought of’, says Ecop head

Published by rudy Date posted on April 29, 2020

by Roy Stephen C. Canivel, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 29 Apr 2020 The head of the country’s biggest employers’ group on Wednesday (April 29) warned that senior citizens could lose their jobs permanently under terms being imposed by the government for the reopening of businesses.

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Over 1,500 health workers in PH contract COVID-19; 232 recover, 32 die

Published by rudy Date posted on April 29, 2020

by Daphne Galvez, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 29 Apr 2020 MANILA, Philippines — More than 1,500 healthcare professionals in the country have been confirmed to have the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), of which 232 were able to recover while 32 succumbed to the disease.

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