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What you need to know about a zero hour contract

Published by rudy Date posted on May 12, 2021

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House passes bill banning labor-only contracting

Published by rudy Date posted on December 1, 2020

(Philstar.com), 1 Dec 2020 MANILA, Philippines — With a vote of 204 in favor, seven against and three abstentions, the House of Representatives passed Tuesday a bill banning labor-only contracting in the private sector, a move which some lawmakers said would not completely ban the “abusive” practice of contractualization in the country. House Bill No.…

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GMA to Supreme Court: Talents not regular but independent contractors

Published by rudy Date posted on January 29, 2020

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Regularization in doubt amid ‘productive’ year

Published by rudy Date posted on December 29, 2019

By William B. Depasupil, Manila Times, 29 Dec 2019 This year, the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) moved to secure the regularization of almost 600,000 contractual workers, increase employment and issue policies to protect Filipino workers’ rights.

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Oct 18, 2019 – “The proposal to extend employee probationary period to 2 years from 6 months is downright unconstitutional and oppressive. xxx”

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on October 23, 2019

Statement of Roland de la Cruz, NACUSIP National President and PACIWU / CIO Senior National Executive Vice President on the proposed 2 year probationary period for workers. “The proposal to extend employee probationary period to 2 years from 6 months is downright unconstitutional and oppressive. It infringes into a worker’s right to security of tenure…

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DOLE not in favor of two-year probationary period for employees

Published by rudy Date posted on October 19, 2019

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Labor chief dismisses proposed 2-year probation for workers

Published by rudy Date posted on October 18, 2019

by Ian Nicolas Cigaral (Philstar.com), 18 Oct 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III on Thursday rejected a lawmaker’s proposal to extend the period of probationary employment to two years from the current six months, saying the measure, if passed into law, would deny probationary workers a path to regular employment.

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NEDA bats for performance-based job security bill

Published by rudy Date posted on August 29, 2019

By Vanne Terrazola, Manila Bulletin, Aug 29, 2019 The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) is pushing for a performance-based job security measure to replace the vetoed Security of Tenure (SOT) Bill.

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Productivity-driven policy to end the ‘endo’ problem

Published by rudy Date posted on August 8, 2019

By Rene E. Ofreneo, Business Mirror, Aug 8, 2019 The “endo” debate is not likely to end soon. The re-filing of the security of tenure (SOT) bill in the Senate is an invitation for the renewal of the heated debates between organized labor and the employers’ associations.

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Published by rudy Date posted on August 6, 2019

by Alex Magno (The Philippine Star), Aug 6, 2019 Over 40 million Filipinos are employed. Of that number, less than 300,000 are affiliated with a labor union.

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[ANALYSIS] The paper tiger that was the anti-endo bill

Published by rudy Date posted on August 5, 2019

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Workers reject revision of ‘endo’ bill

Published by rudy Date posted on August 1, 2019

by Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) – Aug 1, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Even before it can be drafted and submitted for approval, the country’s largest labor group has rejected any new version or “tweaking” of the Security of Tenure (SOT) bill.

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Modernization of labor rules pushed

Published by rudy Date posted on July 27, 2019

by Czeriza Valencia (The Philippine Star) – Jul 27, 2019 After veto of Security Of Tenure bill MANILA, Philippines — After the veto of the Security of Tenure bill, the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) urged the government to conduct greater consultations with the private sector and worker groups to modernize the Labor Code and…

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Jeers, cheers as Duterte breaks vow to end ‘endo’

Published by rudy Date posted on July 27, 2019

by Julie M. Aurelio, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jul 27, 2019 Factory worker Geraldine Gomez felt that President Duterte gave her and many other contractual employees false hopes when he promised in his 2016 presidential campaign an end to contractualization in the workforce.

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What’s next for anti-endo bill after Duterte’s veto?

Published by rudy Date posted on July 26, 2019

by Gaea Katreena Cabico (Philstar.com), Jul 26, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — After President Rodrigo Duterte rejected a proposed legislation seeking to end the practice of labor-only contracting, some lawmakers and labor groups vowed they would again push for the approval of a Security of Tenure Bill in the 18th Congress.

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DOF backs Neda as fate of SOT bill hangs

Published by rudy Date posted on July 26, 2019

By Rea Cu & Samuel P. Medenilla, Businessmirror, Jul 26, 2019 THE Department of Finance (DOF) has supported the central planning authority in its pitch for more “tweaking” of the Security of Tenure (SOT) bill to balance the interest of workers and employers, as speculation swirled over the fate of the measure that, without the…

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Labor groups hit Duterte’s veto of security of tenure bill

Published by rudy Date posted on July 26, 2019

by MARA S. GENOTIVA, Davao Today, Jul. 26, 2019 DAVAO CITY, Philippines — “[President Rodrigo] Duterte totally exposed himself as an anti-labor president who is subservient to big business after vetoing the SOT (Security od Tenure) bill.”

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Economic team pushes ‘fair’ security of tenure bill

Published by rudy Date posted on July 25, 2019

by Ben O. de Vera, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jul 25, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The economic team is pushing for a “fair” security of tenure bill to ensure that the interests of both employers and workers are protected.

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Pernia: Security of tenure bill must be fair to both employers, workers

Published by rudy Date posted on July 24, 2019

by Ben O. de Vera, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jul 24, 2019 MANILA, Philippines – The country’s chief economist on Wednesday said the pending security of tenure bill awaiting President Duterte’s signature needed to be tweaked in order to be fair to both business and labor sectors.

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‘Endo’ bill may lapse into law

Published by rudy Date posted on July 19, 2019

by Julie M. Aurelio, Melvin Gascon, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jul 19, 2019 The much anticipated security of tenure (SOT) bill awaiting President Duterte’s signature may yet lapse into law.

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Job regularization leaves tens of thousands out in the cold

Published by rudy Date posted on July 16, 2019

by Tina G. Santos, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jul 16, 2019 [Editor’s Note: In the week leading to the President’s fourth State of the Nation Address on July 22, the Inquirer is running a series of reports and analyses recalling what he had offered, weighing what he has so far delivered, and presenting the reality on…

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Labor group slams employers for seeking veto on ‘endo’ bill

Published by rudy Date posted on July 7, 2019

by Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) – Jul 7, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Labor group Partido Manggagawa (PM) has assailed employers for calling on President Duterte to veto the security of tenure bill.

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25 May 2019 – THESE CONTRACTUALS ARE STILL CONTRACTUALS, EVEN WITH THOSE ANNOUNCEMENTS OF REGULARIZATION. I pass by this name mall along EDSA everyday. And I see this long line of workers in different uniforms

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on June 16, 2019

25 May 2019 – THESE CONTRACTUALS ARE STILL CONTRACTUALS, EVEN WITH THOSE ANNOUNCEMENTS OF REGULARIZATION. I pass by this name mall along EDSA everyday. And I see this long line of workers in different uniforms [Read more.]

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Employers told to uphold security of tenure

Published by rudy Date posted on June 16, 2019

by Manila Standard, Jun 16, 2019 Employers in the private sector were urged by the labor department to uphold the rights of the Filipino workers to security of tenure and help the government to curb illegal forms of contractualization or ‘endo.’

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Senate SoT bill to legalize ‘Endo’ scheme–KMU

Published by rudy Date posted on May 31, 2019

By Bernadette D. Nicolas, Businessmirror, May 31, 2019 MILITANT labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) warned on Thursday that the “treacherous railroading” of the passage of the Senate’s version of the Security of Tenure (SOT) bill will legalize “Endo,” or the end-of-contract scheme, through manpower agencies.

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KMU hits House for adopting Senate version of anti-endo bill

Published by rudy Date posted on May 31, 2019

by Anna Felicia Bajo/NB, GMA News, May 31, 2019 The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) on Friday criticized the House of Representatives’ move to adopt Senate Bill 1826 as an amendment to House Bill 6908, which approved the measure that seeks to end contractualization in the country.

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No-endo bill na pinasa ng Kongreso, pinuna dahil ‘mahina’

Published by rudy Date posted on May 29, 2019

by ABS-CBN News, May 29, 2019 Ikinadismaya ng ilang labor groups ang hindi pagdaan sa bicameral proceedings sa Kongreso ng panukalang security of tenure na layon daw wakasan ang ilegal na kontraktuwalisasyon.

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Security of Tenure bill recognizes seasonal employment – DOLE

Published by rudy Date posted on May 27, 2019

By Leslie Ann Aquino, Manila Bulletin, May 27, 2019 Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the Security of Tenure (SOT) bill that was passed recently by the Senate will enhance the enjoyment of the work­ers’ constitutional rights to job security, and they are grateful to the senators for taking one giant step to end ‘Endo’…

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‘SOT bill will still allow contractualization’

Published by rudy Date posted on May 27, 2019

By Samuel P. Medenilla, Businessmirror, May 27, 2019 THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said contractualization will still be allowed under the pending of Security of Tenure (SOT) bill, allaying fears of employers the legislation will abolish the controversial work arrangement.

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Workers, labor groups see end of ‘endo’

Published by rudy Date posted on May 24, 2019

by Rhodina Villanueva, Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star), May 24, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Workers see the coming end of the end of contract or “endo” and other illegal short-term employment scheme with the passage of the Security of Tenure (SOT) measure.

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