Tags: enhanced community quarantine

Know your rights | Charges against ECQ violators have no basis

“It is a rule in criminal law that before a person is detained it must be clear to the law that such an act is prohibited and imprisonment is imposed.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Persons without quarantine passes, those with no face masks and netizens posting threats against the President were…

BPO workers lament company’s lack of compassion amid COVID-19

Since the declaration of the Luzon-wide enhanced community quarantine (ECQ), BIEN has been calling out on BPO companies and the government to protect the safety of the workers. Still the lack of proper transport service, inadequate near site accommodation and limited work-from-home arrangement continue to threaten many BPO workers from job loss or even in being forced to be on a “floating status.”

‘Compassion, patience, lacking in implementation of COVID-19 lockdown’

“That should have been the attitude of implementors of ECQ, a high level of compassion, understanding and patience. Policemen and soldiers should have this kind of attitude but their default is to arrest, or use their guns on people, which does not help in this time of crisis.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA…