“Truly, without their work, petitioner GMA would have nothing to air, hence the private respondents’ services in the former’s television program were unquestionably necessary and essential.”
It’s final | GMA 7 talents declared regular by NLRC
“Our fight for the rights of media workers was long and winding, but we won. Sacrifices had been made, lives have been drastically changed, but we have persevered because we knew that we were on the side of justice.”
Labor relations body junks GMA 7 appeal
“We welcome a brand new year with another victory, proving that good things come to those who fight for justice and their rights.”
Labor relations body junks GMA 7’s appeal, declares talents regular employees
“TAG is confident that the decisions of the arbiter and commissioner of the NLRC are affirmations that we have a solid case for regularization.”
GMA 7 fires 11 talents despite regularization orders
“The arrogance of the network and blatant disrespect of the arbiter’s decision shows what kind of employer they are.”
GMA 7 employees ask Gozon to resolve salary woes
“We believe in the quality of GMA’s content that makes it a leading brand; we are part of the efforts that make it so.”
GMA 7 talents launch work stoppage, protest vs. contractual labor
Members of the Talents Association of GMA (TAG) staged the work stoppage and the June 5 protest action in response to the management’s withholding of their salaries.
GMA 7 talents fail to get salaries
“We stand firm that we are regular employees, and employees don’t issue acknowledgement receipts to get their salaries.”
GMA-7 talents sustain fight for labor rights
Bowe Cabaluna, TAG president, sums up their one-year old struggle as “masayang mahirap” (happy but difficult).
GMA-7 lays off workers despite $64-M profits
“What kind of journalism can we expect from media organizations that treat news as a commodity, their workers as disposable currency and their audience as unthinking consumers?”
Pooled editorial | Organize, organize!
Not only the lives and livelihood of journalists and media workers are at stake here but also press freedom. What kind of journalism can we expect from media organizations that treat news as a commodity, their workers as disposable currency and their audience as unthinking consumers?