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                    [Title] => New TUCP leaders vows to fight for workers' rights
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The new leadership of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) on Friday vowed to continue to fight for the rights and welfare of the Filipino workers in the face of a global economic crisis.

[DatePublished] => 2012-12-21 11:47:19 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Nation [SectionUrl] => nation [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 398473 [Title] => Ombudsman asked to suspend, charge Garcia, other GSIS execs with graft [Summary] =>

The Office of the Ombudsman was asked yesterday to suspend for six months the president and general manager, vice president and treasurer, and the entire board of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS).

[DatePublished] => 2008-09-05 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 318374 [Title] => House endorses budget, gov’t pay hike bill [Summary] => The House appropriations committee has voted to endorse the proposed P1-trillion 2006 national budget and a P13-billion special appropriations bill that would fund the eight-percent increase in the monthly allowance of government personnel.

In a meeting on Monday night, the committee chaired by Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr. decided to scrap budget hearings scheduled for this week and to endorse the measure so as not to further delay its approval.
[DatePublished] => 2006-01-25 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097047 [AuthorName] => Jess Diaz [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 263867 [Title] => Friends of Mr. Arroyo [Summary] => Bank notes 1: Maybe the stakeholder-chairman knows and maybe he doesn’t know.

You see, the plan of his president and chief executive officer to migrate is practically known by everybody who matter within the small banking community.
[DatePublished] => 2004-09-07 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 135040 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1488513 [AuthorName] => Margaret Jao-Grey  [SectionName] => Business [SectionUrl] => business [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 243924 [Title] => EDITORYAL - Proteksyon sa 'whistleblowers' [Summary] => Isang dahilan kung bakit hindi masugpo ang corruption sa bansa ay sapagkat walang may malakas na loob na magsumbong sa ginagawang pangungurakot ng pinuno sa mga tanggapan ng pamahalaan. Kahit na mayroong alam na nangyayaring katiwalian ang isang empleado, ititikom na lang ang bibig niya at ipipikit ang mga mata na parang walang makita. Delikado nga namang siya ang resbakan ng isusumbong niya. [DatePublished] => 2004-03-25 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => PSN Opinyon [SectionUrl] => opinyon [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 243607 [Title] => Gov’t employees seeking protection for whistleblowers [Summary] => Government employees want protection for those who blow the whistle in line with the Arroyo administration’s campaign against corruption.

Esperanza Ocampo, head of the Philippine Government Employees Association (PGEA), said government employees would rather keep mum about wrongdoings for lack of protection from reprisals.

Yesterday, the PGEA and other government labor unions signed an agreement with Executive Secretary Alberto Romulo and other Cabinet officials calling for whistleblower protection.
[DatePublished] => 2004-03-23 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804865 [AuthorName] => Pia Lee-Brago [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 223592 [Title] => Suportahan ang GSIS,huwag patayin [Summary] => SA kabila ng mga pagbatikos sa Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), natutuwa ako’t may malaking grupo ng mga empleado ng gobyerno na sumusuporta at nakauunawa sa problema nito. Ito ang Philippine Government Employees Association (PGEA).

May kasabihang huwag maging parte ng problema kundi maging bahagi ng solusyon. Iyan mismo ang attitude ng PGEA sa gitna ng galit ng ilang empleado ng pamahalaan dahil nabibimbin diumano ang kanilang mga inuutang at iba pang benepisyo mula sa paseguruhan ng pamahalaan.
[DatePublished] => 2003-10-09 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133395 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804793 [AuthorName] => Al G. Pedroche [SectionName] => PSN Opinyon [SectionUrl] => opinyon [URL] => ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 223609 [Title] => Problema sa GSIS pag-uusapan na lang [Summary] => Nanawagan kahapon ang Philippine Government Employees Association (PGEA) na bigyan ng pagkakataon at suportahan ng mga empleyado ng gobyerno ang ginagawang reporma ng Government Service Insurance System (GSIS).

Ginawa ni Esperanza Ocampo, pangulo ng PGEA na binubuo ng 112 gov’t unions, ang panawagan makaraang ituloy pa rin kahapon ng Courage ang kilos protesta para patalsikin sa puwesto si GSIS president Winston Garcia.

Ayon kay Ocampo, ang pagpapatalsik sa puwesto kay Garcia ay hindi makakaresolba sa kinakaharap na problema ng mga empleyado ng gobyerno.
[DatePublished] => 2003-10-09 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => Bansa [SectionUrl] => bansa [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 157445 [Title] => GMA blinks; Labor Day back to May 1 [Summary] => She blinked.

President Arroyo gave in to a formal request by moderate labor groups yesterday, agreeing to restore the official Labor Day holiday to May 1.

In granting the petition of 23 leaders of trade unions and organized labor groups, the President backtracked on an earlier decision to move the holiday to April 29. Mrs. Arroyo said she would exclude the holiday from her administration’s "holiday economics" policy.
[DatePublished] => 2002-04-16 00:00:00 [ColumnID] => 133272 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804833 [AuthorName] => Marichu A. Villanueva [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 143942 [Title] => Anti-corrupt group renews support for Desierto [Summary] => An anti-corruption watchdog with over one million members nationwide reiterated yesterday its support for Ombudsman Aniano Desierto whose integrity, it said, was unassailable.

Officials of National Association of Corruption Prevention Units (NACPU) said that their group decided to support Desierto after they noted that he was being subjected to "excessive and unfounded attacks" by some groups.

They mentioned in particular an impeachment complaint filed by a lawyer against Desierto before the House of Representatives.
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