By ALDWIN QUITASOL
BAGUIO CITY — Anakpawis Cordillera Regional Coordinator Micheal Cabangon said that the signing of President Benigno Aquino III of two new labor laws will not benefit the Filipino workers and their families at all.
On March 22, the president signed into law the Act Strengthening Tripartism. The law declared tripartism in labor relations as a state policy where employers and workers will be part of policy-making bodies of the government. The said law mandates the establishment of a National tripartite Industrial Peace Council (NTIPC). The body will be headed by the secretary of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). Read the rest of this entry →