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The magic bullet for boosting manufacturing production

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2016

By Andy Henderson, http://www.ozy.com/pov/the-magic-bullet-for-boosting-manufacturing-production/72205?utm_source=ozyge&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=11292016&variable=52af57bdb25c500ad0fe628fd8cf4052 When it comes to manufacturing prowess, mastering the science of streamlined, efficient production is job No. 1. With so much money at stake — in 2015, manufacturers contributed a whopping $2.17 trillion to the U.S. economy, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis — it’s all about the bottom line. And…

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Reject Akbayan labor groups’ politics of collaboration and deceit — KMU

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2016

Nov. 05, 2012 DAVAO TODAY, http://davaotoday.com/main/inbox/reject-akbayan-labor-groups-politics-of-collaboration-and-deceit/ Press Statement 01 November 2012 It has become clear to the public that Akbayan is overrepresented in the Aquino government and definitely not a marginalized group. Having received colossal sums of money from the Cojuangco-Aquinos, oppressors of the farm workers of Hacienda Luisita, Akbayan represents the interests of landed gentry…

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Nov. 1, 2016 – Endo by any other name is just as exploitative. We have been told endo has been ended in a number of enterprises…

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2016

Nov. 1, 2016 – Endo by any other name is just as exploitative. We have been told endo has been ended in a number of enterprises.  Don’t believe!  What one enterprising mall chain has done is to tell workers they are now regular, but their contracts would be renewed on a yearly basis. Trick or…

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Let’s make TB history

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2016

By Bill Gates, November 1, 2016 I visited South Africa earlier this year to learn more about the progress the country is making in the fight against HIV. I toured health clinics, met with doctors and researchers, and listened to the stories of people living with HIV. Again and again, our conversations turned to an…

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Republic Act No. 10911 – Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Act

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2016

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Republic Act No. 10906 – Anti-Mail Order Bride Law

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2016

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DOLE to hold 2 more labor summits to resolve endo

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2016

By Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star), November 1, 2016 MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is mounting two more labor summits within the month in an effort to resolve issues on contractualization.

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Philippines urged to address skills challenges in key industries

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2016

By Iris Gonzales (The Philippine Star), November 1, 2016 MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines needs to address skills challenges in crucial industries like business process outsourcing, tourism and electronics and electrical manufacturing, to sustain its growth momentum according to a study by the Singapore Management University and global financial services firm JP Morgan.

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High power cost weighs down Philippine competitiveness

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2016

By Danessa Rivera (The Philippine Star), November 1, 2016 Experts at a recent forum said electricity is the biggest expense for industrial firms, accounting for about a fourth of total costs. MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines will continue to lag in global competitiveness unless government addresses the country’s high power cost – considered among the…

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Social media’s hoaxes and trolls

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2016

By Rey Gamboa (The Philippine Star), November 1, 2016 We live in a totally different world these days where conmen do not necessarily have to personally interact with their victims and gangsters are not always gun-toting and knife-wielding.

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Next stop, Panganiban Reef

Published by rudy Date posted on November 1, 2016

(The Philippine Star), November 1, 2016 So far, so good… fishing communities in Zambales are said to be looking forward to a bountiful Christmas. This was after Chinese Coast Guard vessels stopped preventing Filipinos from fishing in Panatag or Scarborough Shoal.

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PH 3rd most optimistic economy – global business survey

Published by rudy Date posted on October 31, 2016

The survey shows optimism of Philippine businesses stood at 84% in the 3rd quarter of the year, way above the average of 42% By Rappler.com, Oct 31, 2016 9:00 PM MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines emerged as the 3rd most optimistic economy among 37 countries driven by strong prospects in revenues, exports, and the Association…

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Palscon, other groups unite to end contractualization

Published by rudy Date posted on October 31, 2016

(The Philippine Star), October 31, 2016 MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Association of Legitimate Service Contractors (Palscon), has linked up with other groups to end the illegal employment practice of “contractualization” or “end of contract,” more popularly known as “endo” and “5-5-5.”

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Proposed labor policies to hurt Philippine export growth

Published by rudy Date posted on October 31, 2016

By Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star), October 31, 2016 MANILA, Philippines – Proposed labor policies, which include wage adjustments and the termination of the end-of-contract (endo) work arrangement, are seen to drag down the country’s already slumping export growth, the Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc. (Philexport) said.

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TUCP holds 8th National Convention, Elects new president and officers

Published by rudy Date posted on July 5, 2016

Some 1,000 delegates, guests, and observers attended the 8th National Convention on 1 May 2016 in Quezon City, with the theme “Towards Decent Work and Equitable Development”, in compliance with the Court of Appeals Order (CA-G.R. SP No. 130863) and Supreme Court Decision (G.R. 213188), and in accordance with the TUCP Constitution and Bylaws. The…

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Babala sa OFWs: ‘Wag kumagat sa FB job offers

Published by rudy Date posted on June 29, 2016

By Armida Rico, Abante, June 29, 2016 Muling pinayuhan kahapon ng pamunuan ng Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) ang lahat ng naghahanap ng trabaho na huwag maniwala sa mga naglipanang job offers sa Facebook at Twitter.

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JFC laments non-implementation of Data Privacy Act

Published by rudy Date posted on August 31, 2015

MANILA, Philippines – Foreign business groups said the Philippines’ first data privacy law remains a “piece of paper” after nearly three years of its passing.

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