More Lumad from Bukidnon province were rescued from their “slave-like” work in Ilocos according to the Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (Agricultural Workers’ Union or UMA).
The BPO Industry Employees Network (BIEN) Baguio Chapter appealed to local candidates to support the passage of the proposed ordinance to protect BPO employees.
Regional Director Exequiel Guzman admits that they have only 15 to 16 labor inspectors all over the region that are supposed to be ensuring that labor laws like the occupational health and safety standards are being followed by companies and employers.
Workers of the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) in Baguio City found allies in the Baguio City Government as members of the Baguio City Council unanimously adopted the proposed resolution supporting legislation in the House of Representatives ensuring the welfare and protection of BPO workers in the Philippines.
By SHERWIN DE VERA www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY — Militant labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) welcomed the House of Representatives’ (HoR) passing …
ketsap na ‘alang pangarap.
Pambulag sa mata
pambusal sa tainga.
Pang-aliw sa bunganga
upang mga toto’y ‘di mag-alsa.
By RUDY D. LIPORADA www.nordis.net NutriAsia is the manufacturer of what make Filipino food more palatable. The company produces the popular condiments …
In this article, we will be discussing the major problems that have been affecting the rights and welfare of the rank and file employees or commonly known as call center agents. We can only understand the nature of work of the call center agents if we identify the differences between an outbound call center and an inbound call center.
BY JOEL CAPULONG www.nordis.net PART ONE BAGUIO CITY — The BPO Industry Employees Network (BIEN) Baguio Chapter marked its one year struggle …
Zarate also said that the call for a P750 national minimum wage is only meant to cover additional expenses due to overpricing, the TRAIN law and other factors.
As thousands of workers marched on the streets all over the country demanding for an end to contractualization, wage hike and security of tenure; President Rodrigo Duterte signed Executive Order (EO) No. 51 that prohibits illegal contracting and sub-contracting last May 1.
The president needs not look far. Contractualization is rampant in his backyard.
One of the protesters Desiree Pangayan has been serving in the Region 1 Office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for three years now. She remains a cost of service worker (COSW), one of the various flexible employment schemes in government alongside job order (JO) and memorandum of agreement (MOA). For these schemes, there is no employer-employee relationship.