TUCP Party List Bills and Statements

TUCP Party-List lambasts ERC for rate increase of electric cooperatives

Published by reposted only Date posted on April 5, 2010

The TUCP Party-List, the largest worker’s party in the Philippines criticized the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) for recently allowing 94 electric cooperatives to increase their electric charges by 50 to 85 centavos per kilowatt hour which has added to the burdens of consumers particularly in Mindanao.

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House Bill 7019 – “The Workers’ Right to Strike Act of 2009”

Published by reposted only Date posted on February 1, 2010

An Act Strengthening the Workers’ Right to Strike, Amending for the Purpose Presidential Decree No. 442, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines Authorizes a group or representative of workers to file the notice of, and to go on strike, and removes dismissal and imprisonment as penalty in violation of orders,…

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House Bill 7018 – “Union Formation Act of 2009”

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An Act Strengthening Union Organization and Disallowing Cancellation of Union Registration, Amending for the Purpose Presidential Decree No. 442, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines

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House Bill 7017 – “Allowing Aliens to Exercise their Right to Self-Organization”

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An Act Allowing Aliens to Exercise their Right to Self-Organization and Withdrawing Regulation of Foreign Assistance to Trade Unions, Amending for the Purpose Presidential Decree No. 442, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines Extends the right to self organization to aliens in the Philippines, and withdraws the prohibition of foreign…

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House Bill 7014 – “Assumption of Jurisdiction Act of 2009”

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An Act Limiting the Power to Assume Jurisdiction over Labor Disputes Involving Essential Services by the President of the Philippines, Amending for this Purpose Article 263 (g) of Presidential Decree No. 442, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines Restricts intervention now by the President only to essential services providing power,…

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House Bill 6965 “The Employee Free Choice Act”

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An Act Establishing an Efficient System to Strengthen Workers’ Right to Self-Organization and Collective Bargaining, Amending for the Purpose Presidential Decree No. 442, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines Removes the requirements for the registration of local chapters, promotes employee free choice and makes it easier for workers to join…

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TUCP asserts cooperative member-workers’ right to organize

Published by reposted only Date posted on January 20, 2010

Trade Union Congress Party-List (TUCP) Rep. Raymond D. C. Mendoza filed a bill to protect member-workers in cooperatives particularly their right to self-organization.

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Bigger termination pay due to sickness eyed

Published by reposted only Date posted on January 11, 2010

A lawmaker is seeking a raise in the termination pay of employees separated from employment because of sickness.

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Protected: Lawmaker seeks SSS coverage for wellness center employees

Published by reposted only Date posted on December 11, 2009

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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House Resolution 1526 – “A Resolution Condemning the Senseless Massacre of Innocent Civilians, Workers and Journalists in Ampatuan, Maguindanao”

Published by reposted only Date posted on November 8, 2009

A Resolution Condemning the Senseless Massacre of Innocent Civilians, Workers and Journalists in Ampatuan, Maguindanao and Calling on the Government to Enforce the Full Authority of the Law Against the Perpetrators of the Heinous Crime Download the text in PDF format

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House Resolution 1518 – “A Resolution Urging the Philippine Delegation to the UNFCCC and the Signatories to the Copenhagen Agreement To Be Mindful of the Social and Economic Impacts of the New Protocol”

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A Resolution Urging the Philippine Delegation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Signatories to the Copenhagen Agreement To Be Mindful of the Social and Economic Impacts of the New Protocol, Particularly on the Need to Transform Job Losses into New Green Opportunities for Philippine Labor, and Providing Safety Nets…

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House Bill 7013 – “Financial Education Act of 2009″

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An Act Mandating the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to Include Financial Education in the Secondary and Tertiary Education Curriculum. Mandates the DepEd and the CHED to include financial education in their respective curriculums. Download the text in PDF format

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House Bill 7016 – “An Act Providing Protection to Credit Card Holders”

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An Act Providing Protection to Credit Card Holders by Setting a Ceiling on Interest Rates and Surcharges and Prohibiting Hidden Penalties or Costs Imposed by Credit Card Companies, Banks, and Similar Institutions on Purchases and Cash Advances Made through Such Facility – Puts into effect the cap on interest rates of 1% per month and…

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House Bill 7015 – “Fixing the Probationary Period of Employment of Academic Personnel in Private Schools”

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An Act Fixing the Probationary Period of Employment of Academic Personnel in Private Schools, Amending for that Purpose Presidential Decree No. 442, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines Seeks to provide a mandatory maximum probationary period of one (1) school year for professors, instructors and teachers and other academic personnel…

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House Bill 6966 – “Granting Cooperative Member-Workers the Right to Self-Organization”

Published by reposted only Date posted on November 5, 2009

An Act Granting Cooperative Member-Workers the Right to Self-Organization,Amending for this Purpose Certain Provisions of Presidential Decree No. 442, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines Includes “cooperatives” and “cooperative members” in the definition of “employer” and “employee”, respectively in Article 212 (e) and (f) and “cooperatives” in the coverage and…

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TUCP party-list protects workers claims on bankrupt business

Published by reposted only Date posted on November 4, 2009

Workers are the primary social and economic force. However, they are the most vulnerable to the negative impacts of stiff competition and volatile economic conditions. When some enterprises go under, the creditors and government are the first to get their claims against bankrupt businesses.

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House Bill 6959 – “Worker’s First Lien in Bankruptcy Act of 2009”

Published by reposted only Date posted on October 29, 2009

An Act Instituting Worker’s Claim as Statutory First Lien on the Assets of the Bankrupt Employer, Amending for this Purpose Article 110 of Presidential Decree No. 442, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines Seeks to institutionalize jurisprudence upholding the principle laid down in Article 110 of the Labor Code. Workers…

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TUCP Party-List filed bills protecting job security

Published by reposted only Date posted on September 25, 2009

Trade Union Congress Party (TUCP) Party-List Rep. Raymond D.C. Mendoza recently filed House Bill No. 6851 which intends to criminalize the practice of labor-only contracting and House Bill No. 6850 that aims to strengthen the security of tenure of employees.

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House Bill 6851 – “Criminalizing Labor-Only Contracting Act of 2009”

Published by reposted only Date posted on September 24, 2009

An Act Criminalizing Labor-Only Contracting, Amending for that Purpose Certain Provisions of Presidential Decree No. 442, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines Prohibits and criminalizes labor-only contracting to protect workers’ rights to self-organization and security of tenure, and promote their welfare, including payment of social security benefits and just compensation…

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House Bill 6850 – “Security of Tenure Act of 2009”

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An Act Strengthening Security of Tenure, Amending for that Purpose Certain Provisions of Presidential Decree No. 442, as Amended, Otherwise Known as the Labor Code of the Philippines Nullifies the practice of hiring employees with 5-6 months employment contracts, and sets a minimum ratio of 90/10 as percent of regular to other workers in an…

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TUCP party-list backs workers in company overhauls

Published by reposted only Date posted on September 3, 2009

“An employment that has been zealously earned, industriously worked for, valued and treasured, should be secured. The protection should extend to remunerations and benefits, with all the enhancements, merited due to years of arduous service.”

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TUCP party-list rep calls for review of wage

Published by reposted only Date posted on September 1, 2009

More than a year after the last wage, a labor party-list solon has called for a quick review of existing wage rates.

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House Bill 6696 – “An Act Protecting Employees in Cases of Merger or Consolidation, Sale or Transfer of All or Substantially All Assets or Businesses of their Employers”

Published by reposted only Date posted on August 17, 2009

An Act Protecting Employees in Cases of Merger or Consolidation, Sale or Transfer of All or Substantially All Assets or Businesses of Their Employers and Other Purposes Continues the employment of workers if the resulting company becomes bigger, otherwise redundancy is the only ground for termination of employment and sets out rules on recognition of…

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House Bill 6695 – “Integrated Coastal Management Act of 2009”

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An Act Adopting Integrated Coastal Management as a National Strategy to Ensure the Sustainable Development of the Country’s Coastal and Marine Environment Resources and Establishing Supporting Mechanisms for Its Implementation. Adopts ICM as the policy framework to promote the sustainable development of coastal and marine environment and resources for food security, sustainable livelihood, poverty alleviation…

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Labor rep demands “big 3” for swift rollback on oil price

Published by reposted only Date posted on July 16, 2009

Trade Union Congress Party-List (TUCP) Representative Raymond D. C. Mendoza yesterday called on Pilipinas Shell, Chevron Philippines Inc. and Petron Corp. for a swift rollback on its oil price following Unioil’s biggest price-cut of P4.75 per liter of gasoline by 2:01 p.m. on Monday.

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Solon eyes police-community partnership in law enforcement

Published by reposted only Date posted on July 7, 2009

CEBU CITY – Trade Union Congress Party-List (TUCP) Representative Raymond Democrito C. Mendoza called for stronger cooperation between communities and the Philippine National Police to promote peace and order in the country.

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House Bill 6544 – “Ban Asbestos Act of 2009″

Published by reposted only Date posted on July 1, 2009

An Act Banning the Importation, Manufacture, Processing, Use or Distribution in Commerce of Asbestos and Asbestos-Containing Products. Bans asbestos and asbestos containing materials in 4 years to protect workers, their families and the public against the hazards of asbestos and help minimize the occurrence of incurable asbestos related diseases. Download the text in PDF format

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