Monthly Archives: August 2008

Utmost liberality

Published by reposted only Date posted on August 26, 2008

The injury or death of an employee is compensable if it is sustained (1) while performing his official functions (2) at the place where his work requires him to be or if sustained elsewhere (3) he must have been executing an order of his employer. These requirements are illustrated in this case of Bert.

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TUCP scores DFA over proposed psychiatric test for domestic helpers

Published by reposted only Date posted on August 24, 2008

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) said yesterday a proposal by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to subject outbound domestic helpers to a psychiatric test is “downright ridiculous.”

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‘Prostitution may be 4th

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“Break the chain of abuse. Pass the Anti-Child Pornography Bill,” urged Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Luz Ilagan after a study conducted by Talikala Foundation, a group helping prostituted women in Davao, revealed that a large number of prostituted women were once victims of child pornography. “The increase in the number of cases of child pornography…

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NBI raises alarm on child-organ trafficking

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The National Bureau of Investigation alerted the public on Sunday over the rampant smuggling of human organs in the Philippines. The NBI said smugglers are now targeting childen who are kidnapped and taken abroad where their organs are sold to foreign nationals.

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Kids as human shields in Gaisano strike?

Published by reposted only Date posted on August 23, 2008

GOVERNMENT agencies have been asked to look into reports that workers of Gaisano Capital South in downtown Cebu City were using children as shields during a strike protesting the department store’s allegedly unfair labor practices.

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TUCP: Probe Hanjin accidents

Published by anna Date posted on August 21, 2008

from The Manila Times The Senate and House committees on labor and employment should investigate “the unusually high incidence of accidental deaths” of building workers at the $1.6-billion shipyard project of Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction-Philippines Inc. in the Subic Bay Freeport Zone, a labor group official said Wednesday.

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Implementation of Lateral Attrition Law weak – study

Published by reposted only Date posted on August 19, 2008

The imposition of sanctions on officials of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the Bureau of Customs (BOC) who failed to meet their revenue targets have been slow.

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TUCP rejects proposal to restrict deployment of medical workers abroad

Published by anna Date posted on August 18, 2008

by Mayen Jaymalin from The Philippine Star The country’s largest labor group yesterday rejected a proposed measure restricting the deployment of Filipino doctors and other medical workers abroad. Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) said the proposed bill requiring Filipino professionals to render compulsory service prior to working overseas is highly discriminatory.

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TUCP rejects proposal to restrict deployment of medical workers abroad

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by Mayen Jaymalin from The Philippine Star The country’s largest labor group yesterday rejected a proposed measure restricting the deployment of Filipino doctors and other medical workers abroad.

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Broken promise

Published by reposted only Date posted on August 14, 2008

Under Article 291 of the Labor Code, all money claims arising from employer-employee relationship like recovery of unpaid wages, separation pay and 13th month pay must be filed within three years from the time the cause of action accrued, otherwise they shall forever be barred. This case of Alma and her late husband Jim is…

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TUCP condemns Cebu City Mayor for breaking up picket line

Published by anna Date posted on August 13, 2008

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) today condemned in the highest possible terms the Mayor of Cebu City for what the labor center called as an “assault on workers and basic human rights”. The TUCP disclosed that Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña, accompanied by a phalanx of bodyguards, forcibly broke up the picket…

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TUCP bucks sale of government stake in Petron

Published by anna Date posted on August 12, 2008

from The Philippine Star The country’s largest labor group has expressed strong opposition to the planned sale of the government’s 40-percent stake in Petron Corp.

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TUCP bucks sale of government stake in Petron

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The country’s largest labor group has expressed strong opposition to the planned sale of the government’s 40-percent stake in Petron Corp.

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Gaisano Mactan workers agree to dialogue with management

Published by reposted only Date posted on August 11, 2008

PROTESTING workers of Gaisano Mactan temporarily lifted their labor strike before noon yesterday, following an agreement with the store management and officials of the National Conciliation and Mediation Board 7 to meet today for a dialogue.

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Kids as human shields in Gaisano strike?

Published by reposted only Date posted on August 8, 2008

GOVERNMENT agencies have been asked to look into reports that workers of Gaisano Capital South in downtown Cebu City were using children as shields during a strike protesting the department store’s allegedly unfair labor practices.

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GRO pala, hindi maid

Published by reposted only Date posted on August 4, 2008

Mga menor-de-edad pa lang sina Ma. Jennifer Abalos, 12; Jevelyn Devara, 14; at Gessa Clemente, 13, at halos magkapareho ang kanilang hangarin na makatulong sa kanilang mga magulang at makaahon sa kahirapan.

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Education lifts RP BPO industry over India, China–expert

Published by reposted only Date posted on August 1, 2008

MANILA, Philippines — India and China have bigger economies but the Philippines has a higher “educational density” and thus in a better position to move ahead in offshore outsourcing, according to an economics professor from Europe.

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Time for a new gender-equality playbook

The old one isn't working. We need bolder leadership and MORE EXACTING EXECUTION
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