Government industrial relations

State workers to take to the streets too

Published by rudy Date posted on September 28, 2011

LAST week, students, teachers and nonacademic personnel of state universities and colleges demonstrated against what they saw as sharp cuts in SUC allocations in the proposed government budget for 2012.

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Postal workers demand unpaid salaries

Published by rudy Date posted on July 19, 2011

More than 12,000 employees of Philippine Postal Corp. in 2,000 different post offices nationwide are calling on Malacañang to act on their delayed salaries and benefits. Tirso Paglicawan Jr., president of the Philippine Postal Workers Union said that last May 1, 2011 a manifesto was sent by the union to the office of the President…

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GSIS Family Bank files notice of strike

Published by rudy Date posted on March 1, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – Workers at the GSIS Family Bank have put management on notice of an imminent strike on Tuesday over issues arising from the lack of a binding labor agreement with management.

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Negros vice mayor faces raps for unlawful dismissal

Published by rudy Date posted on January 16, 2011

MANILA, Philippines –  The Office of the Ombudsman for the Visayas has ordered the filing of charges against the vice mayor of Escalante City in Negros Occidental for the unlawful dismissal of three city employees.

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PAO chief asks CSC to overturn CES Board ruling

Published by rudy Date posted on January 16, 2011

MANILA, Philippines –  Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Rueda-Acosta and her deputies yesterday asked the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to overturn a ruling of the Career Executive Service (CES) Board imposing eligibility requirement on them.

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Judges call off ‘black Monday,’ other protest actions

Published by rudy Date posted on January 15, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – Organizations of judges all over the country have called off their planned actions this month to protest the cut in the judiciary’s proposed budget for this year, apparently after being pacified by the Palace.

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‘No CES requirement for PAO chief’

Published by rudy Date posted on January 12, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – The Civil Service Commission (CSC) issued a ruling yesterday that Chief Public Attorney Persida Rueda-Acosta and her deputies could keep their posts since they do not need career executive service (CES) eligibility.

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CSC sides with Chief Acosta

Published by rudy Date posted on January 8, 2011

Sec. de Lima should reverse dismissal call, says PAO head DESPITE supposed lack of civil-service eligibility, according to the Civil Service Commission (CSC), Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) chief Persida Rueda-Acosta and her deputies can stay at their posts and they need not even take the Career Executive Service Officer (CESO) examinations.

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MMDA fires 1,800 after Palace cuts budget in half

Published by rudy Date posted on January 4, 2011

THE Metro Manila Development Authority said Monday it will lay off 1,800 contractual employees after Malacañang cut its budget by half and it struggles with over P500 million in garbage bills that have been piling up since July 2010.

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Palace ends operations of 10 agencies under president’s office

Published by rudy Date posted on January 1, 2011

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang has started winding up the operations of the 10 agencies under the Office of the President abolished for duplication of functions.   

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Loafing

Published by rudy Date posted on December 9, 2010

“Loafing” during office hours is a grave offense under the Civil Service Rules. It is punishable by suspension of 6 months to one year for the first offense and dismissal for the second offense (Section 52 (A) (17) Rule IV). This is illustrated in this case of a Clerk of a Municipal Trial Court (Fred)…

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Stay of non-CESO in CES positions will not be extended, Palace says

Published by rudy Date posted on October 28, 2010

Malacañang will not extend the stay of non-Career Executive Service Officials (CESO) in Career Executive Service (CES) positions when their stay expires on October 31, Palace spokesman Edwin Lacierda said.

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SC aids corruption – Aquino

Published by rudy Date posted on October 15, 2010

Injunction order lets appointees of GMA get jobs back President Benigno Aquino 3rd on Thursday accused the Supreme Court (SC) of aiding corruption after it blocked his move to fire officials linked to millions of dollars’ worth of allegedly shady deals. He lashed at the 15-member High Court, a day after it issued a temporary…

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‘Supreme Court order on GMA appointees a dangerous precedent’

Published by rudy Date posted on October 15, 2010

MANILA, Philippines – President Aquino accused the Supreme Court (SC) yesterday of setting a bad precedent that could cause “chaos and paralysis” in government when it stopped the removal of Secretary Bai Omera Dianalan-Lucman of the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos, one of the many midnight appointments of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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Senate looks into Neri’s mining bonus

Published by rudy Date posted on August 23, 2010

The Senate finance committee has summoned former administrator Romulo Neri of the Social Security System to a hearing on Tuesday to get his side on the allegation that he and ten others received P206 million in bonus as members of the board of directors of Philex Mining.

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Noynoy to adopt freeze hiring in agencies next year

Published by rudy Date posted on August 23, 2010

MANILA, Philippines – The government will adopt a freeze hiring policy next year in line with its austerity measures, President Aquino said. Mr. Aquino made this clear in last Friday’s All Leaders’ Forum with volunteer groups who helped him in the campaign.

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Too sweeping

Published by rudy Date posted on August 9, 2010

There is no doubt that P-Noy means well for our country. But in a democratic country under the rule of law, extreme care must also be observed in taking steps towards the achievement of the needed and desirable reforms. A President under the system of government like ours really has more powers than most other…

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