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Rep. Raymond Democrito C. Mendoza

Rep. Raymond Democrito C. Mendoza is TUCP’s Representative to the 14th, 15th and 16th Congresses of the Republic of the Philippines. He is husband to Governor of Cotabato Emmylou Taliño-Mendoza and father to Maria Alana Samantha and Emilio Ramon. Born in Cebu City in 1962, he found his affinity in the labor movement at a young age having been introduced to the struggle of workers by his father DemocritoT. Mendoza, founder of TUCP.

Raymond obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of San Carlos and passed the Bar in 1988. His passion for the labor sector also led him to pursuing studies in this field earning certificates from the International Labour Organization (ILO) and completing the Financial Analysis Program for Labor Leaders in Turin, Italy (1995) and Occupational Safety and Health Course also in Turin, Italy (2000).

Labor Center


Prohibit and criminalize labor contractualization and to strengthen workers security of tenure in line with the policy statements of President Duterte Involvement of trade unions in labor compliance inspection systems and mechanisms Tax reforms to provide economic relief to workers Increasing the pension of retired workers Legislated national wage increase  Philippine Senate ratification of ILO ...

Current Programs

Capacity-building for the protection and promotion of human and labor rights Revitalizing workers organizing activities to help TUCP affiliates and unions to expand membership Reviving technical education program for workers, their families and communities including youth and unemployed workers Participating with government agencies on the following: Enhancing productivity Ending child labor Workers’ training Women empowerment ...

Core Principles

Democratize wealth, incomes and power. Build democratic organizations and instill nationalism, solidarity, equity and social responsibility. Improve conditions of work and life of workers and their families, including non-members. Protect workers’ wages and job security and preserve vigilance over the deterioration of working conditions. Strengthen bargaining position of unions, work towards industrial peace and development. ...

Skills Training

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TESDA) in partnership with the Technical education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) launched TUCP Worker’s College in 2005 to equip job-seekers and out-of-school youth with skills training and development.

The Worker’s College is dedicated to the professional development of individuals and offers a comprehensive curriculum of training programs to fit the needs of all personnel in the various industries.

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