Posts Tagged ALU-TUCP

Nasa 3 milyong manggagawa, posibleng hindi makatanggap ng 13th month pay — employer group

Maris Federez   •   October 12, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Posibleng umabot sa tatlong milyong manggagawa mula sa formal sector ang nanganganib na hindi makatanggap ng 13th month pay ngayong taon. Ayon sa presidente ng Employer Confederation of...

Labor group calls on gov’t to make vaccination accessible to workers

Marje Pelayo   •   September 16, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — A labor group is asking the government to make vaccination accessible to workers. Associated Labor Union-trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) said about 200,000 to 300,000...

Separate workspaces for vaccinated, unvaccinated workers need more study — DOLE, labor group

Marje Pelayo   •   July 8, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — Assigning separate workspaces for vaccinated and unvaccinated employees may need further study, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). Although DOLE recognizes the need for a...

Employers’ group says active employment, not paid leave will improve mental health of workers

Marje Pelayo   •   May 4, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — A five-day paid leave will help balance the mental health of workers, according to lawmakers who filed bills on mental health and wellness in workplaces. Since 2019, three...

Labor group calls for amendment of Minimum Wage Law

Marje Pelayo   •   May 3, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Associated Labor Union-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) describes Republic Act 6727, or the Wage Rationalization Act enacted in 1989, obsolete. ALU-TUCP Spokesperson Alan Tanjusay...

Labor organization opposes House version of amended Security of Tenure Bill

Marje Pelayo   •   December 2, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – A major labor organization has expressed opposition against the House of Representatives’ (HOR) House Bill No. 7036, or the proposed Security of Tenure Act. The bill expressly...

Workers’ union brews ‘online rally’ on Labor Day

Marje Pelayo   •   April 30, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The largest union of workers in the country expressed concern over possible massive retrenchments in the advent of the “new normal” in the labor sector as the...

ECOP: manufacturing exodus likely if EO outlaws ‘endo’

admin   •   April 19, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — Employer Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) has expressed concerns about possible consequences once Malacañang releases the executive order on contractualization. According to ECOP chairman Donald Dee, manufacturers may...

Labor groups await signing of EO vs. ‘endo’

admin   •   April 16, 2018

MANILA, Philippines — The labor sector is expecting President Rodrigo Duterte to sign the executive order on contractualization today, April 16. According to Associated Labor Unions- Trade Union Congress of...

Duterte to possibly sign EO on contractualization on April 16

admin   •   April 11, 2018

MANILA, Philippines —Although the signing of the executive order (EO) by President Rodrigo Duterte against contractualization was postponed last March, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said the signing...


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