Endo

[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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Why the president vetoed the Security of Tenure Bill

Published by rudy Date posted on July 30, 2019

by Atty. Josephus Jimenez (The Freeman), Jul 30, 2019 The veto of the so-called “Security of Tenure Law” demonstrates that we have a leader willing to bite the bullet and tell the masses they are wrong, and what they demand isn’t good for them in the long run. Our president is not like a populist…

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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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‘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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Senate approves bill ending ‘endo’

Published by rudy Date posted on May 23, 2019

by Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star), May 23, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — In the remaining days of the 17th Congress, senators approved on third and final reading yesterday the Security of Tenure Bill, which seeks to end the practice of illegal labor contractualization, commonly known as “endo.”

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Labor groups welcome scrapping of Ecop deal

Published by rudy Date posted on March 2, 2019

by Jovic Yee, Philippine Daily Inquirerm Mar 2, 2019 Workers’ groups on Friday said Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III should not blame them for his agency’s bungled regularization deal with employers, even as they pointed out that if they were indeed sincere in regularizing their employees, they would have already done so without any agreement…

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The Supreme Court upholds validity of job contracting

Published by rudy Date posted on September 28, 2018

by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez (The Freeman) – Sep 28, 2018 Attention, DOLE inspectors. In one rare moment whereby employers and service contractors won their case, the highest court of the land has ruled that legitimate job contracting is perfectly legal, valid, and not prohibited, as long as it is done in accordance with law…

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

Published by NTUCPHL Date posted on July 24, 2018

Pernia: Security of tenure bill must be fair to both employers, workers Ben O. de Vera July 24, 2019 04:26pm 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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Ending ‘endo’ and ‘5-5-5’: what’s wrong with DoLE’s ‘win-win solution?’

Published by rudy Date posted on February 14, 2017

by Carmel V. Abao, Businessworld, Feb 14, 2017 The marching orders of President Duterte are clear and unequivocal: end “endo” and “5-5-5.” “Endo” and “5-5-5” are colloquial terms for illegal contractualization where the “end of contract” is deliberately and repeatedly set by employers at five months — often with the aid of third party service…

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No ‘endo’ in 2017? Challenge of ending labor contractualization

Published by rudy Date posted on February 12, 2017

Labor Undersecretary Dominador Say says they are confident about regularizing the 65,000 employees affected by the 5-5-5 scheme Patty Pasion, Rappler, Feb 12, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Ending the illegal practice of perpetually hiring workers on a contract-basis – more popularly known as labor contractualization – was among the most popular campaign promises of President…

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We cannot be a country of contractual workers, NO to a new D.O. that institutionalizes ‘endo’, TUCP tells DOLE

Published by rudy Date posted on January 26, 2017

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Special Report: Striking a balance to end labor contractualization

Published by rudy Date posted on January 8, 2017

By Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star), December 8, 2016 The issue on labor contracting made waves in recent months, with workers calling not only for the eradication of illegal practices such as “endo” and “5-5-5” but also the total abolition of contractualization in all forms. File photo MANILA, Philippines – Old habits die hard.

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Employers group vows to eliminate ‘endo’

Published by rudy Date posted on December 12, 2016

Pia Gutierrez, ABS-CBN News, Dec 12 2016 MANILA – The Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) assured the public Monday that they are working to eliminate the practice of labor contractualization or end-of-contract among their ranks in support of the Duterte administration’s campaign.

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PCCI sees more regularization among members

Published by rudy Date posted on November 18, 2016

By Richmond Mercurio (The Philippine Star), November 18, 2016 MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), the country’s largest business group, sees more regularization of workers in line with the administration’s drive to stop illegal contractualization.

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DOLE may adopt ECOP’s middle ground on ‘endo’

Published by rudy Date posted on November 7, 2016

By Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star), November 7, 2016 MANILA, Philippines – On the problematic employment scheme called “endo,” “win-win solution” is out; “middle ground” advocacy is in.

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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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