Women Workers United urged the ILO-HLTM delegates to defend the rights and freedoms of working women, and to hold the NTF-ELCAC and all perpetrators of violations of the right to organize and for freedom to associate accountable.
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Groups hope ILO mission will investigate labor rights violations in the Philippines
As the International Labour Organization (ILO) started its four-day High-Level Tripartite Mission (HLTM) today, January 23, labor organizations are hopeful that violations of workers’ rights would be investigated.
Labor rights groups assert workers’ rights in ILO dialogue
Progressive groups sent off labor leaders as they set to participate in the three-day dialogue with the International Labor Organization (ILO) at the Diamond Hotel, Makati.
Int’l body investigates plight of agricultural workers
UMA Isabela documented at least 50 cases of forced surrenders. Meanwhile, the National Federation of Sugar Workers (NFSW) said that forced surrenders reduced their membership of 12,000 sugar workers to only around 6,000.
Opening up sugar industry to displace thousands of agri workers
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.
ILO help sought over gov’t crimes against Filipino agricultural workers
Agricultural workers filed complaints before the International Labor Organization on June 23 against what they deem as state-sanctioned union-busting, harassment, and political killings.
Seafarers call on Aquino government to ratify ILO Maritime Labor Convention
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Health problems, labor rights abuses, and attacks of pirates continue to endanger the lives of seafarers.
Worsening conditions for the Filipino worker
By MARYA SALAMAT
Majority of those employed today in the Philippines are in vulnerable or part-time work, hampering many workers’ desire to demand for a living wage. Even those in full-time work are reportedly under pressure to comply with various flexible work arrangements.
Migrant group to use ILO treaty to empower domestic helpers
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
“It is an added instrument, a tool and a weapon. But it is not the answer to migrant workers’ problems.” – Migrant workers’ organization
Youth Lawmaker to Aquino government: Provide Jobs for 400,000 New Graduates
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com No jobs, no future. The country’s one and only congressman directly representing the youth and students sector recently called on President Benigno Aquino III to provide jobs for the 400,000 fresh graduates or run the risk of damaging their chances for a good future. Kabataan Representative Raymond Palatino said…
Attacks on Workers Persist as ILO Keeps Mum on Arroyo’s Accountability in Abuses
By MARYA SALAMAT
Two months after the International Labor Organization conducted a fact-finding mission in the Philippines, labor-rights violations escalate in the Philippines, as highlighted by the death of Danilo Belano, a long-time labor organizer, who died while being tailed and harassed by military agents.