Broadcasting giant ABS-CBN has fired more workers from its so-called “Internal Job Market,” leaders of the workers’ union said Thursday. The number of dismissed workers of ABS-CBN IJM now total 32, up from the 25 since the last firing.
ABS-CBN Dismisses Workers Who Refused Downgraded Contracts
By RONALYN V. OLEA
For fighting for their basic rights to security of tenure and to form a union, 25 ABS CBN workers were dismissed by the Lopez management. Ironically, the Kapamilya network, which boasts about its public service orientation, showed no regard for the rights and welfare of its own workers.
ABS-CBN’s Employees Told: Regularization or Termination? Sign Waiver First
By MARYA SALAMAT
After more than a year of fighting for the recognition of their union and for their regularization, ABS CBN workers are now being offered regular status. But it comes with a price, which includes turning their back on their union.
ABS-CBN’s Own Employees Are Not Kapamilya?
By MARYA SALAMAT
One of the Philippines’ leading and most profitable broadcasting network, which claims to regard everybody as “kapamilya”, disowns its employees on the grounds that they are working for another entity, ABS-CBN IJM.
ABS-CBN Workers Condemn DOLE, Management for Denying Recognition of Workers’ Union
NEWS RELEASE 16 April 2010 The union representing about 1,400 workers under ABS-CBN Internal Job Market (IJM) was denied recognition Wednesday by the DOLE-NCR office, which upheld ABS-CBN management’s claim that the workers are not employees of the TV network. The ABS-CBN IJM Workers Union was formed by the workers since March 2009. Through lobbying…
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Television is generally acknowledged to have the longest reach of all the media today, with audience access estimated at 96 percent of all Filipinos nationwide. Much has thus been said about TV’s being the political battleground in the campaign for this year’s elections BY LUIS V. TEODORO Business Mirror Posted by Bulatlat TELEVISION is generally…