Filipino teacher and trade union activist France Castro wins Febe Velasquez Trade Union Rights Award in the Netherlands

Today's labour news

Bukidnon teacher shot in front of pupils inside classroom 2019-10-17 [The Inquirer]

Teacher unionist gunned down by masked men in the Phillipines 2019-10-17 [Svenssonstiftelsen.com]

New York Union Alleges Human Trafficking of Filipino Nurses 2019-10-16 [Bloomberg]

Labor group braces for ‘lower’ wage increase 2019-10-15 [The Sun-Star]

Filipino teacher and trade union activist France Castro wins Febe Velasquez Trade Union Rights Award in the Netherlands 2019-10-15 [Education International]

Dismissed Ceres workers hopeful of reinstatement 2019-10-15 [The Sun-Star]

The New Zealandders involved in the exploitation of Filipinos 2019-09-27 [Radio New Zealand]

Youth camp mobilizes young workers in the Philippines 2019-09-25 [IndustriALL]

Leading tabloid’s office targeted in arson attack 2019-09-20 [IFJ]

New harassments and threats against teacher unionists 2019-09-12 [Svensson foundation]

Asian American labor coalition slams attacks on union and HR activists 2019-09-05 [The Inquirer]

Philippine President vetoes bill to end contract work 2019-08-28 [IndustriALL]

NutriAsia Workers Illegally Arrested, Falsely Charged and Jailed for Exercising Right to Strike 2019-08-27 [Svenssonstiftelsen]

Workers, trade unions call for end to contractualization anew 2019-08-26 [The Bulletin]

Cops disperse Pepmaco strike, arrest workers 2019-08-19 [Bulatlat]

American journalist Brandon Lee shot and injured 2019-08-12 [IFJ]

Sumifru Defies Labor Order To Reinstate 600 Terminated Union Workers 2019-08-12 [Davao Today]

Capital bludgeons labor, a never- changing story 2019-08-04 [The Times]

Workers not surprised with Duterte’s veto of security of tenure bill 2019-07-27 [Bulatlat]

Broken promise: Philippines Duterte vetoes bill on short-term contracts 2019-07-26 [The Chronicle-Herald]

Union of biggest bus firm in PH files strike notice 2019-07-24 [The Inquirer]

IFJ affiliate accused in communist smear campaign 2019-07-15 [IFJ]

Journalist Eduardo Dizon shot dead following death threats 2019-07-12 [IFJ]

Bacolod labor unions support bus firms’ creators in family feud 2019-07-09 [The Inquirer]

Govt cheers deeds; labor jeers anti-SOT tack 2019-07-08 [The Mirror]

Food firm sues 17 workers after Laguna strike 2019-07-08 [The Inquirer]

Violence erupts as Nutriasia workers go on strike in Laguna 2019-07-06 [The Inquirer]

UNI PLC gains formal recognition from the Philippine’s Labor Department 2019-07-05 [UNI Global Union]

CHR urges action as Philippines among worst countries for workers 2019-07-03 [Philstar]

TUCP cites DOST-FNRI findings on malnutrition 2019-06-30 [The Star]

Pepmaco guards attack sleeping workers, 12 injured 2019-06-28 [Bulatlat]

BWI condemns murder of Trade Union Organizer 2019-06-25 [BWI]

Murder has no place in industrial relations 2019-06-25 [BWI]

Worker Rights Assailed Worldwide: Report 2019-06-20 [Solidarity Ctr]

Sumitomo Corp. under fire over labor dispute and rights abuses at Philippines banana plantation 2019-06-19 [The Times]

Japan's Sumitomo under fire over labour disute in Phillipines 2019-06-19 [KyodoNews]

Japan's Sumitomo under fire over labor dispute in Philippines 2019-06-18 [Kyodo News]

Duterte turns death squads on political activists 2019-06-17 [Foriegnpolicy.com]

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]

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