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No more executive order on contractualization
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 20, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte is tossing to Congress the proposed ban on short-term employment.
85 private techvoc schools face legal suits
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 19, 2018 - 12:00am
At least 85 vocational schools in several regions nationwide face possible closure and legal suits for alleged corrupt practices.
Duterte vows to issue EO on ‘endo’
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 19, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte yesterday assured labor groups that his office is keen on coming out with an executive order that will address contractualization in the private sector.
Ban swimming in Manila Bay – DOH
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The Department of Health (DOH) yesterday urged the Manila city government to stop people from swimming in Manila Bay to prevent summer diseases.
Swimming sa Manila Bay hiling ng DOH ipagbawal
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Hinikayat kahapon ng Department of Health ang pamahalaang lunsod ng Maynila na pagbawalan ang mga tao na lumangoy sa Manila Bay para maiwasan ang mga sakit na karaniwang naglalabasan sa panahon ng tag-init.
Calabarzon posts 5,000 dengue cases in 3 months
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Over 5,000 dengue cases including 34 deaths have been recorded in Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) in the first quarter of this year, the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday.
Duterte, labor groups’ meeting on contractualization deferred
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The waiting game for labor groups for the signing of the executive order regulating short-term employment begins anew as Malacañang postponed their meeting with President Duterte.
Commission on Elections wants May 14 polls to be a special holiday
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has passed a resolution asking President Duterte to declare May 14 as a special non-working holiday nationwide in connection with the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK)...
17,000 file certificates of candidacy for barangay, SK polls
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 16, 2018 - 12:00am
More than 17,000 aspirants have filed their certificates of candidacy (COC) for the coming barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) reported yesterday.
Department of Health launches anti-measles campaign
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Amid rising measles cases nationwide, the Department of Health yesterday launched the “Ligtas Tigdas” campaign, which provides free vaccination against the potentially deadly infection among young c...
Comelec can’t force drug tests on bets
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 12, 2018 - 12:00am
As much as it wants to, the Commission on Elections cannot force candidates in the coming Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections to undergo drug testing, an official said yesterday.
Central Visayas workers seek pay hike
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Workers in Central Visayas are seeking an across-the-board wage increase to help them cope with the rising cost of living, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) reported yesterday.
Workers get holiday pay today
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Today, workers nationwide may opt to enjoy another rest day or choose to get extra pay, an official said yesterday.
Poll watchdog: Don’t vote for bets with drug links
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 9, 2018 - 12:00am
For election watchdog Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE), people only have two choices to prevent drug pushers and addicts from winning in the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this May:...
Bello: 60 days for peace talks doable
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The government peace panel sees the peace negotiations with communist rebels grinding within 60 days as President Duterte wants.
Disclose executive order contents on labor contracting, DOLE urged
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Before President Duterte signs the much-awaited executive order regulating contractualization, workers want the Department of Labor and Employment to disclose its contents.
Workers’ groups accept limited ban on contractualization
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 4, 2018 - 12:01am
Workers no longer see the possibility of a total ban on all forms of job contractualization, but labor groups still expect President Duterte to issue a policy regulating short-term employment schemes.
Hopes dim for peace talks with New People’s Army — Bello
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 3, 2018 - 12:00am
After the New People’s Army torched 10 heavy equipment units on Easter Sunday in Davao City, the prospect of resuming talks with communist rebels is getting dimmer.
DOLE mulls partial lifting of Kuwait ban
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 3, 2018 - 12:00am
With the reported conviction and sentencing to death of the killers of Filipina domestic worker Joanna Demafelis, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said he may recommend to Malacañang a partial lifting of...
Duterte may sign executive order on contractualization soon
by Mayen Jaymalin - April 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The long wait may soon be over for workers who have been pushing for a ban against illegal contractualization.
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