Workplace Issues


Published by rudy Date posted on October 1, 2021

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The ten most prevalent reasons why employees are fired

Published by rudy Date posted on September 1, 2021

by Atty. Josephus B. Jimenez (The Freeman), 1 Sep 2021 Well, this is my field of work, handling HR and labor cases in such top conglomerates and multinationals as San Miguel Corp., Pepsi-Cola, and Petron for no less than 25 years, and as Department of Labor and Employment and National Labor Relations Commission official for…

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Vico Sotto to Zagu management: Respect workers’ right to picket

Published by rudy Date posted on July 9, 2019

by Consuelo Marquez, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Jul 9, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — Newly elected Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto has appealed to the management of the famous pearl shake chain Zagu to respect the rights of workers who went on strike to protest alleged “contractualization and union busting.”

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Global report shows workers’ rights violated across Europe

Published by rudy Date posted on June 19, 2019

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If workers slack off, the wristband will know. (And Amazon has a patent for it.)

Published by rudy Date posted on February 2, 2019

The company has won two patents for a wristband that could track workers’ movements and breaks. It was unclear if Amazon planned to actually manufacture the tracking device and have employees wear it. Amazon already has a reputation for a workplace culture that thrives on a hard-hitting management style. by Ceylan Yeginsu, The New York…

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What are the issues facing the Philippine workforce?

Published by rudy Date posted on January 15, 2019

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‘Cyber cleaners’ in PH: A dirty job, but someone’s got to do it

Published by rudy Date posted on November 18, 2018

By: Mariejo S. Ramos, Philippine Daily Inquirer, Nov 18, 2018 If you had uploaded a very upsetting image or video on YouTube or Facebook, say the gory aftermath of a homicidal rampage or accident, and one day you could no longer find it, chances are it was taken down by “cleaners” who most likely are…

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These are the top 10 challenges for employees in the workplace right now

Published by rudy Date posted on September 17, 2018

By RACHEL KING, Sept 17, 2018 Problems with salary negotiations? Workplace politics? Sunday scaries? (Yes, the struggle is real.) If any of these things are a problem for you, don’t worry—at least in the sense that you’re not alone. These are among the top 10 challenges that employees in the United States are facing right…

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10 Principles for workers’ data rights and privacy

Published by rudy Date posted on September 15, 2018

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Common worries in the workplace

Published by rudy Date posted on May 28, 2017

By Francis J. Kong (The Philippine Star), May 28, 2017 So you just graduated college and you are now entering your first job. Maybe you have been promoted to a higher position, transferred to a new department or you are now made as a team leader and have never led anyone before in your life.…

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Hanjin workers appeal

Published by rudy Date posted on September 20, 2011

In a letter dated September 13, 2011, SAMAHAN, the association of workers at the $1.6-billion shipyard project of Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction-Philippines Inc. in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, have called attention to the fatal accidents in Hanjin shipyard, which are reminiscent of the series of accidents that happened there from 2008 to 2009.…

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More madness

Published by rudy Date posted on June 29, 2011

Last Monday I wrote about House Bill 4853, otherwise known as the Security of Tenure Act. The proposed law was submitted for plenary discussion by the Committee on Labor and Employment of the House of the Representatives just before Congress went into recess early this month. HB 4853 has two counterpart measures in the Senate.…

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Another madcap idea

Published by rudy Date posted on June 27, 2011

On the heels of a human resources summit of HR professionals in Asia, I wrote in this space last week about my observations about the industrial relations situation in Singapore, venue of the summit. I talked about how enviable the situation in Singapore was —how the Singaporeans have a massive surplus of jobs, how even…

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Libel case filed vs. Veco union president, ALU-TUCP leader

Published by rudy Date posted on June 21, 2010

CEBU, Philippines – A libel case was filed before the Regional Trial Court against two labor union leaders who allegedly made defamatory remarks last year against the late Luis Alfonso Y. Aboitiz.

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Carry out random inspection for all enterprises, unions tell DOLE

Published by rudy Date posted on December 30, 2009

December 30, 2009, Quezon City — Union leaders from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao urged the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to conduct random inspection of companies to strengthen compliance with core labor standards in all enterprises — micro, small, medium or large.

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JFC asks House to drop bill limiting casual labor

Published by rudy Date posted on August 25, 2009

The Joint Foreign Chambers (JFC), which is made up of the biggest foreign trade groups in the country, has opposed a bill seeking to limit the number of casual workers hired by firms operating in the country.

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Technology heightens generation gaps at work

Published by rudy Date posted on June 29, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – How you perceive and use technology at work could reveal your age. In a recent market survey conducted by WorldOne Research they discovered that age plays a big factor in the way professionals today embrace technology at work.

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OSH in times of economic crisis: the need to resist temptation

Published by rudy Date posted on April 27, 2009

How is the financial and economic crisis affecting occupational health and safety standards? First of all, let’s remember that even before the current crisis, globalization had already brought about major changes to workplaces worldwide. Privatization, industrial restructuring, new forms of work organization, the break-up of larger state enterprises and the proliferation of small enterprises –…

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Palabang version ng MANIPESTO -Araw ng Paggawa – Mayo 1, 2009

Published by rudy Date posted on April 25, 2009

Draft 4.17.09 Isang mainit na pagbati sa Araw ng Paggawa! Tayong mga manggagawa sa Pilipinas at mga manggagawa overseas ay muling nakikiisa sa mga manggagawa sa buong daigdig sa araw na ito.

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Economic woes take toll on workers’ mental health

Published by rudy Date posted on March 23, 2009

NEW YORK (Reuters) – One in five U.S. workers say the recession is causing them mental health problems, as they battle anxiety and fear over the potential loss of their jobs, new research shows.

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Flagrant Violations of Core Labour Standards in xxx

Published by rudy Date posted on February 11, 2007

What country is being referred to? Flagrant violations of core labour standards in xxx Brussels, 16 January 2008 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC released a new report today showing that all core labour standards, even if ratified, are violated massively and flagrantly in xxx.

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TUCP Message for DOLE Corporate Planning

Published by rudy Date posted on January 11, 2007
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TUCP Response on the 2005 National Manpower Summit (March 2, 2006)

Published by rudy Date posted on March 2, 2006
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Union leaders denounce abusive practices in garments firms

Published by rudy Date posted on July 24, 2003

Union leaders of three garments firms denounced the abusive practices employed by A. Bylsons Co. Inc., Karayom Garments Manufacturing Inc. and Anvil. Workers in Anvil had accused the management of overworking them to the point of plying them with drugs so they could stay awake and work with hardly a break for up to three…

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Taytay sweatshop starts paying back wages

Published by rudy Date posted on July 19, 2003

Garments factory Anvil Ensembles has started paying its workers a settlement amount in back wages and unpaid benefits.

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Accreditation ng Anvil binawi ng GTEB

Published by rudy Date posted on July 17, 2003

Binawi ng Garments andTextile Export Board (GTEB), isang ahensiya ng Department of Trade and Industry, ang certificate of compliance ng Anvil Ensembles, sa ilalim ng re-accreditation program ng ahensiya.

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