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Court decision on Maga's case, unjust, anti-union 2019-06-14 [SIGTUR]

International group calls on Bello to investigate killings of local labor leaders 2019-06-11 [BusinessWorld]

Outrage at murder of trade unionist in the Philippines 2019-06-10 [ITUC]

Zagu workers go on strike to protest ‘union busting, contractualization’ 2019-06-07 [The Inquirer]

Labor organizer shot dead in Cavite during meeting with workers 2019-06-02 [PhilStar]

Men with knives attack protesting Holcim workers  ActNOW!  2019-06-02 [Davao Today]

Overworked, underpaid: Teachers renew cry over low pay, poor working conditions 2019-05-30 [ABS-CBN]

Labor groups ask employers to address ‘burnout’ among their workers 2019-05-28 [The Bulletin]

Groups urge firms to take better care of workers’ health 2019-05-28 [The Inquirer]

IFJ affiliate targeted in red-tagging incident 2019-05-28 [IFJ]

Innovative union organizing strategies tackled in Philippine workshop 2019-05-27 [IndustriALL]

Is Duterte Drumming Up a Red Scare in the Philippines? 2019-05-16 [The Diplomat]

Media named in alleged plot to ‘overthrow’ Duterte administration 2019-05-16 [IFJ]

Meet the women succeeding in the fishing industry 2019-05-14 [Equal Times]

Fast guide: Pro-worker senatorial bets 2019-05-11 [Bulatlat]

Feminist groups call for a women’s strike 2019-05-06 [Bulatlat]

TUCP slams wage hike rejection 2019-05-05 [The Standard]

Prostrate workers and the vanishing trade unions 2019-05-04 [The Times]

Labor Day rallies to demand pay hike, end to contractualization 2019-05-01 [Inquirer]

Workers, protesters demand Canadian PM to resolve garbage issue 2019-05-01 [The Bulletin]

BIR employees form first labor union after more than 115 years 2019-04-30 [The Bulletin]

What Happens When Call Center Jobs Are Shipped Abroad and Workers Try to Organize? 2019-04-30 [UNI Global Union]

TUCP seeks P710/day across-the-board wage hike 2019-04-29 [The Inquirer]

Cebu Pacific cabin crew establish new union 2019-04-22 [Business World]

ACT Party-list's Castro wins international award for work on trade union rights 2019-04-16 [ABS-CBN]

Top human rights award goes to education leader 2019-04-16 [Education International]

No signs of softening as Sumifru workers vow to carry on the fight for rights 2019-04-14 [Today]

Labor groups seek protection of female OFWs 2019-04-14 [The Nation]

Stop governmental harassment of education trade unionists 2019-04-10 [EI]

Young workers at risk of injuries and deaths, says ILO study 2019-03-31 [The Mirror]

Maria Ressa arrested again on arrival in the Philippines 2019-03-29 [IFJ]

Laid-off cement workers take action in Davao 2019-03-28 [BWI]

Time to shine a bright light on and act in the Philippines 2019-03-27 [BWI]

Center for Trade Union and Human Rights: Free Eugene Garcia 2019-03-24 [Sun Star]

Young workers in the Philippines building power in four steps 2019-03-21 [ITF]

Philippines’ radio station harassed by local officials 2019-03-20 [IFJ]

Nurses Association supports UST union 2019-03-19 [The Bulletin]

Labor groups: TV sketches about 'paid' striking workers not funny 2019-03-18 [The Star]

Women decry weak implementation of laws 2019-03-11 [The Inquirer]

Duterte’s misogyny and its effect on women slammed 2019-03-10 [Today]

Labor in the age of Duterte: The Pacific Plaza strike 2019-03-06 [Rappler]

From exploited to empowered – my journey as a domestic worker 2019-03-05 [ILO]

Expanded maternity leave becomes law in the Philippines 2019-02-26 [IndustriALL]

Journalist and family named on hit list 2019-02-26 [IFJ]

Unions help win extended maternity leave 2019-02-26 [IUF]

The Philippines Enacts UHC and EML law 2019-02-22 [PSI]

IFJ affiliates condemn Maria Ressa arrest 2019-02-18 [IFJ]

Anonymous lists put journalists’ lives in danger 2019-02-18 [IFJ]

Phillipine journalist and Time Person of the Year arrested on libel charge 2019-02-13 [Fairfax Media]

Alliance of Concerned Teachers asks for substantial pay hike 2019-02-11 [Manilla Bulletin]

This month in labour history

5-06-1981 Workers held the first general strike after the end of martial law in the Bataan Export Processing Zone. [more]