Contractual employment has come to mean starvation wages, denial of benefits, vulnerability to being laid off, exposure to health and safety hazards, and violations of trade-union rights.
Day: October 8, 2013
Ni FAYE SAGUN Bulatlat.com “Ako’y nakikibaka dahil ako’y umiibig, ako’y umiibig kaya ako’y nakikibaka.” Hindi tayo nangako ng karangyaan sa isa’t isa, Ni hindi tayo nangarap ng mga bagay na magara. Hindi tayo nangako na laging maging romantiko, Sumunod lamang tayo sa indak ng ating mga puso. Hindi tayo tumanaw sa buhay na laging magkasama…
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers said at least 25,000 teachers would boycott the barangay elections because of the meager allowance.
Sylvia Benedicto is a teacher who goes out of her way to support her students, a friend who teachers go to for help, an activist who fights for what is right.
“It is difficult to teach especially when there are distractions…The burden to make learning more exciting and interesting is on us, but how can we do it if the government does not even provide for our basic needs?” – Alliance of Concerned Teachers