Public teachers’ union holds 5th triennial congress; elects new set of officers

06 May 2014, The congress started with a caucus on women facilitated by Sis Wilhelmina Masinsin, Head of Gender and Development (GAD) of University of Rizal System, Morong, Rizal campus and Program Coordinator of CALABARZON GAD Resource Center (GRC). The day’s event concluded with sharing and presentation of outputs of proposed intervention programs, projects/activities for women empowerment in trade unions and in education. Read more

United. Great. Free! 13th SMP-NATOW National Convention

25 May 2014, Six representatives from local nd international fraternal organizations participated in the convention’s opening at the Jade Palace, Pasig City. Among them were TUCP President and former Senator Ernesto Herrera, EI Asia Pacific Coordinator Rey Dolot, BWAP President and former DOLE Secretary Ruben Torres, PFL President Alejandro Villaviza, and VOICE Director Angelita Señorin. Read more

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TUCP concerned that asbestos puts workers at risk at Manila Thermal Power Plant;

Calls on government to verify reports

Asbestos is a danger to everyone because the fibers penetrate deep into the lungs when inhaled. Asbestos causes lung cancer, asbestosis and mesothelioma (a form of cancer caused only by asbestos) with no known safe level of exposure.