“This is the handiwork of the Duterte regime using the same Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Philippine National Police and the paramilitary goons to terrorize and intimidate legitimate activists and unionists.”
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There are 2.3 million government employees in the Philippines, and 720,000 are non-regulars or contractual workers under different names, such as job order, emergency-hired, memorandum of agreement (MOA)-hired workers, and contract of services.
More than half a million government employees are non-regulars who are classified under different names, suc as emergency-hired, memorandum-of-agreement (MOA) workers, job-order employees.
“This is like a basketball game, and President Aquino wants to pass this law in the last two minutes of the game.”
MANILA — The University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) community under the banner of All Workers’ Unity – UPD expressed full support for the call to peg the national minimum wage of all workers at P16,000 (US$358) a month. Faculty members, researchers, employees, drivers, vendors, residents and UPD officials led by Chancellor Michael L. Tan…
“Unlike Robin Hood who stole from rich people to give to the poor, the Aquino administration is stealing from the poor for the rich and corrupt government officials.” – Ferdinand Gaite, Courage.
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — On Fridays, Naneth Pascual, an employee of the Department of Agrarian Reform, said most of the rank and file employees of the government agency hop from one table to another, hoping that they could borrow money from their colleagues so they could make ends meet for the…
By MARYA SALAMAT
“It is sad that the CSC, which should have been aiding public sector employees, is engaged, instead, in undermining our hard-won gains.” – Rose deBlois, vice-president of Courage.
MANILA — Employees of the National Housing Authority (NHA) are against plans of the Benigno Aquino government to privatize housing services and to create a Department of Housing and Urban Development. NHA employees and urban poor organizations under the Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) have been fighting against moves to privatize public housing and legislative proposals on the same since the year 2000 and since the 9th Congress. (Text by Ina Alleco R. Silverio; Photos courtesy of Consolidated Union of Employees (CUE-NHA) / bulatlat.com)
By MARYA SALAMAT
“Our take home pay cannot take us home anymore.”
Government employees belonging to the militant group COURAGE today advised incoming president Benigno Aquino III to spare the rank and file employees in the expected shuffle following the turnover of power come June 30. In a statement, COURAGE National President Ferdinand Gaite cited the case of the Official Palace cooks, food handlers, waiters, kitchen staff,…