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BY BULATLAT A group of teachers praised several legislators for continuing to push for a P9,000 or (US$185.99) salary increase for public school teachers. Antonio Tinio, national chairman of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) commended lawmakers Luz Ilagan, Liza Maza, Teofisto Guingona III, and Rufus Rodriguez for their ‘determined efforts’ in pushing for a…

The Confederation for the Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees (Courage) says that the proposed salary adjustment by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) is totally unfair for the 1.4 million employees who toil for almost 12 hours everyday despite the low salary. BY NOEL SALES BARCELONA Bulatlat During the Sept. 3 National…

BY NOEL BARCELONA Bulatlat.com September 5, 2008 –5:24 p.m. Members of the Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees (Courage), staged a picket-protest in front of the Quezon City Hall at 12 noon today to press for a P3,000 salary increase for government employees. Ferdinand Gaite, Courage national president, said that it is…

BY NOEL SALES BARCELONA Bulatlat.com Posted 4:17 p.m., September 2, 2008 PASAY CITY — Members of the Confederation for the Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees (Courage) condemned the issuance of a warrant of arrest for Ferdinand R. Gaite, Courage’s national president, due to the libel case filed against him by Government Service Insurance…

Employees from different offices under the Department of Agriculture (DA) national office vow to weekly flock to the streets to protest the planned transfer of the said agency’s office office to Ilagan, Isabela. BY NOEL SALES BARCELONA Contributed to Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 27, August 10-16, 2008 QUEZON CITY — Employees from different offices under…

As the Quezon City Central Business District (QC-CBD) project pushes through, government employees fear possible dislocation. BY NOEL SALES BARCELONA Bulatlat Volume VIII, Number 26, August 3 – 9, 2008 More than 100 employees of the Department of Agriculture (DA), and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) flocked to the DA Central Office…

One only needs to look at government data to see the basis for a substantial wage hike, and one only needs to do simple mathematical computations to prove the anti-poor character of the proposed 10-percent wage hike for government employees. BY DANILO ARAÑA ARAO ANALYSIS Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 11, April 20-26, 2008 Unlike in…

Most bureaucrats see their positions as both a power and a privilege shielded by immunities instead of as a public service that involves accountability. BY THE CENTER FOR PEOPLE EMPOWERMENT AND GOVERNANCE Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 1, February 3-9,2008 Ed San Pedro (not his real name) had served five presidents, from Ferdinand E.…

Government employees are overworked and underpaid. Their security of tenure is threatened by reengineering and privatization schemes. Worse, they have no right to strike or undertake collective action. But now they are fighting back. By Karl G. Ombion Bulatlat.com Bacolod City – The government is the biggest employer in the country. According to official records,…