By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA — In their concluding press briefing early this month, the high-level mission from the International Labor Organization expressed appreciation for the “full cooperation and extensive information provided to it” by the Philippine government, its agencies and the workers’ and employers’ organizations. Now, the battle between the “contradictory statements concerning violence…
Tags: international labor organization
In Proposals, ILO Puts Burden of Respecting Workers’ Rights on Arroyo Regime
By MARYA SALAMAT
A high-level team of the UN’s International Labor Organization has proposed, among others, trainings and “continuing education” for the Philippine police, military, the judiciary and the labor department on how to respect union rights and uphold labor laws.
Sidebar: Responses to ILO High-Level Mission
Filipinos, Foreigners in 15 Countries Condemn Killings in Sept. 21 Rallies Complaints vs Arroyo, generals filed with UN rights body in Geneva
BY Bulatlat.com Posted 3:00 p.m. , Sept. 21, 2006 Thousands of Filipino immigrants and migrant workers together with foreign nationals in 15 countries across the globe marked the 34th anniversary of the declaration of martial law on Sept. 21 with protests highlighted by pickets and rallies in front of Philippines embassies, consulates and other sites.…