Agricultural workers in the sugar industry who face possible displacement when the government pushes with its plan to liberalize the industry would have nowhere to go as millions of Filipinos already lost their job during the pandemic.
“They are using the crisis to worsen the workers’ condition and exploit them, knowing that they have nowhere else to turn to.”
The demolition comes as the latest in a series of operations conducted by Royal Moluccan Realty Holdings, Inc. (RMRHI), beginning in early 2018.
“The DOLE (Department of Labor and Employment) is sleeping on the case of Musahamat workers and it can no longer pretend that nothing is happening. By being silent, it is being complicit in the apparent campaign to silence the workers in Pantukan by any means possible, including murder.”
By JM Ayuste A few days ago, I was chatting with one Agham Youth member about our organizational principles and concerns. Our conversation steered to the need to establish and instill a culture of scientific inquiry and objectivity while grounding it on the needs of the masses. Since this idea was relatively new for her,…
MPSI and Sasin, the employers, did not respect union rights and instead forced workers out of the company to prevent them from organizing more workers. — Carl Anthony Olalo, president, Nagkahiusang Mamumuo sa Masters Port Services, Inc.
By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Last April 20 and 27, I wrote about how Pryce Plans, Inc. and its president, Salvador P. Escano, treated me over the lump-sum payment of my modest (P300,000) pension plan that the company was obligated to hand over to me in 2008. After a…
By MARYA SALAMAT
They got favorable rulings from the Labor Department and the Supreme Court and still, the owner of the bus company Times Transportation Company, Inc refuses to reinstate the bus employees and pay their back wages.
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Dr. Isidro Olan, executive director of Lovers of Nature Foundation, alighted from his vehicle because logs were blocking the road; when he did, the would-be-assassins fired at him hitting him on the right shoulder.
As SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, Inc announced its two year rehabilitation work on the Ambuklao Hydroelectric Power Plant, residents of Bokod also ask the company for support in livelihood and forest conservation-related projects of the area which serves as the watershed and water source for Binga and Ambuklao dams. BY ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW Northern Dispatch Posted…
A doctor serving the poor in urban and rural areas in the Central Visayas region has been slapped with murder charges. BY TERENCE KRISHNA V. LOPEZ Contributor HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Bulatlat A doctor serving the poor in urban and rural areas in the Central Visayas region has been slapped with murder charges. On Christmas Eve,…