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Strike at Philip Morris operations in the Philippines over closures, mass layoffs 2018-10-16 [IUF]

Thugs, army and police attack striking Sumitomo banana workers 2018-10-15 [IUF]

Silent no more, hungry no longer 2018-10-13 [The Standard]

From challenge to success – Organising hospitals 2018-10-09 [PSI]

Employers, unions stake out negotiating positions ahead of NCR minimum wage hearing 2018-10-09 [Business World]

PSI Philippine Unions Successfully Lobbied for the Approval of the 105-Day Expanded Maternity Leave Law of 2018 2018-10-05 [PSI]

Comval plantation workers strike paralyzes Japanese-owned banana company 2018-10-04 [Today]

Women journalists: attacked but unbowed 2018-10-03 [Bulatlat]

Victory as the Philippines pass expanded maternity leave law 2018-10-02 [IndustriALL]

Global labour movement united in support of UEA strike 2018-10-02 [UNI Global Union]

Labor groups welcome approval of proposed Expanded Maternity Leave law 2018-10-01 [The Bulletin]

Metro Manila workers expect at least P20 minimum wage hike in October 2018-09-28 [Rappler]

APO workers join rescue ops in Cebu landslide site 2018-09-22 [PTV]

Media targeted online and offline 2018-09-21 [IFJ]

Year of the Strike: Filipino Workers Battle Contractualization, Duterte 2018-09-18 [The News Lens]

Philippine workers will be charging their president with various crimes at the international tribunal 2018-09-18 [Web]


On workers’ strike and foreign investments  ActNOW!  2018-09-13 [BIEN]

BIEN condemns dismissal of union secgen For more info  ActNOW!  2018-09-12 [BIEN]

Unions celebrate maternity win 2018-09-15 [Just Style]

Don't demonize striking workers, Duterte told 2018-09-13 [The Star]

Alorica Faces Labor Strike in Philippines Following Union Allegations 2018-09-13 [Nearshore]

Expanded Maternity Leave for Working Women 2018-09-13 [BWI]

IndustriaALL visits the Philippines as unions celebrate maternity win 2018-09-12 [IndustriALL]

Workers’ strikes should not be blamed for turning off foreign investors 2018-09-12 [The Bulletin]

”In two years, Duterte has crushed all the progress we’ve made” 2018-09-10 [The News]

For the first time, BPO workers to go on strike 2018-09-10 [Bulatlat]

UNI stands in solidarity with Alorica workers, as strike action looms 2018-09-09 [UNI Global Union]

First workers strike looms in BPO industry as union busting harassment illegal dismissals continue in Alorica For more info  ActNOW!  2018-09-07 [BIEN]

Women’s groups laud passage of proposed maternity leave 2018-09-06 [The Standard]

Labor leader escapes slay try 2018-09-05 [Philippine Daily Inquirer]

UNI Calls on Alorica to Stop Violating Contact Centre Workers’ Rights in the Philippines For more info  ActNOW!  2018-08-27 [https://www.uniglobalunion.org/]

DFA looking into reported exploitation of Filipino workers in New Zealand 2018-08-29 [The Inquirer]

Partido Manggagawa observes a rising wave of workers unrest 2018-08-29 [The Bulletin]

Mandaue firm’s mgmt., union to tackle plaint at DOLE 2018-08-27 [The Daily News]

Groups stage ‘workers’ rally’ 2018-08-27 [The Bulletin]

Maguindanao massacre suspect allowed to attend family wedding 2018-08-27 [IFJ]

DOLE-7 to hear Liwayway employees complaint vs management 2018-08-26 [The Inquirer]

Labor groups to mark National Heroes' Day with massive rally 2018-08-26 [The Star]

Comply with OSHS law, DOLE tells employers 2018-08-22 [The Inquirer]

Workers should improve their skills to deal with automation era 2018-08-15 [Antara]

Union members rally to end contractualisation 2018-08-13 [BWI]

Strike-bound NutriAsia pulls out of SF Pistahan due to protests 2018-08-11 [The Inquirer]

BIEN to Alorica: Stop union harassment, union-busting! For more info  ActNOW!  2018-08-09 [BPO Industry Employees Network]

NutriAsia asks for ‘fairness’ as boycott call trends amid labor dispute 2018-08-05 [The News]

BWI condemns assassination attempt against Filipino labour leader 2018-08-01 [BWI]

NutriAsia blames striking workers for violence 2018-07-31 [ABS-CBN]

Statement of Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) on the attempted ambush of Jessielou Cadungog 2018-07-30 [The Inquirer]

19 arrested, scores wounded as cops, guards disperse NutriAsia picketline 2018-07-30 [Bulatlat]

Labor group says only 200K workers regularized 2018-07-29 [The Inquirer]

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