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ITF Seafarers' Expo: 23-25 June 2023 – registrations now open 2023-06-03 [ITF]

UNI Philippines Liaison Council commits to improve status and conditions of Barangay Health Workers 2023-06-02 [UNI Global Union]

Radio broadcaster killed by gunmen 2023-06-01 [IFJ]

TUCP: PH-EU trade agreement a ‘win-win’ opportunity for employers and workers — more decent employment opportunities, ease difficulties in finding jobs 2023-05-29 [The Journal]

Labor defends proposed P150 wage increase 2023-05-25 [The Times]

DOLE mediation continues on surprise layoffs at Wyeth Nutrition 2023-05-25 [The Star]

Lay-offs at Wyeth ‘a clear-cut case of union busting,’ workers insist 2023-05-24 [Bulatlat]

'Why Naman?': The minimum wage has remained low since attacks on unions in the 2000s 2023-05-12 [The Star]

Attacks on workers unions need immediate attention: CHR 2023-05-08 [PNA]

ITUC condemns murder of trade unionist 2023-05-07 [ITUC]

ACT Teachers: Workers' freedom of association under threat due to NTF-ELCAC 2023-05-05 [GMA]

Hurdles to unionization seen denying workers needed protections 2023-04-28 [Busines World]

CHR investigates killing of BPO organizer, calls for protection for workers and unions 2023-04-28 [The Star]

UNI mourns horrific loss of Alex Dolorosa, BIEN organizer 2023-04-26 [UNI]

Unions welcome 50,000 Filipino jobs saved as EU makes right call on seafarer training certificates 2023-04-15 [ITF]

UNI urges Philippine Senate to approve bill protecting community care workers 2023-04-07 [UNI Global Union]

Clark workers press DOLE chief to release benefits 2023-04-05 [The Inquirer]

Education International statement on human rights violations and anti-union attacks in the education sector 2023-03-18 [EI]

Gender equality, inclusive society pushed for Women’s Day 2023-03-09 [The Star]

FFW cites women's role in labor force amid challenges 2023-03-09 [GMA]

Chiong brokers talk between Kepco, union 2023-03-07 [The Star]

1.37 million child laborers in 2021 – PSA data 2023-03-05 [Philstar Global]

Teachers, Precarity and State Violence in the Philippines 2023-03-05 [Asian Labour Review]

Unions welcome recommendations of ILO HLTM in the Philippines 2023-02-21 [PSI]

The hazardous work of delivery riders and the tragic death of Jasper Dalman 2023-02-21 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Educators submit recommendations to ILO to ensure the protection of trade union rights 2023-02-17 [Education International]

Philippines halts deployment of first-time workers to Kuwait after maid’s murder 2023-02-09 [The Arab News]

Tripartite ILO mission calls for presidential commission 2023-02-01 [ITUC]

Philippines must recognize international labour rights 2023-02-01 [IndustriALL]

CGU’s Philippine affiliates join global call for an end to Myanmar junta 2023-02-01 [BWI]

The Thorny Road to Freedom (of Association) 2023-01-31 [Asian Labour Review]

Dare to Win: Food Factory Workers, State Coercion and the Fight for the Right to Organize 2023-01-31 [Asian Labour Review]

“What Now Mr. President?” Dispatch #2 on the Findings of ILO Mission to the Philippines 2023-01-31 [Asian Labour Review]

Sailors on abandoned ship Yangtze Fortune in limbo while anchored on Victorian coast 2023-01-29 [abc]

PH gov't to revisit bilateral labor agreement with Kuwait after Ranara's death 2023-01-29 [absnews]

Labor groups slam planned importation of 450,000 MT sugar 2023-01-29 [inquirer]

Philippines probes labor abuses in Kuwait after new killing 2023-01-29 [apnews]

Unpaid seafarers rescued after months stuck on abandoned cattle ship 2023-01-21 [The Age]

Maria Ressa acquitted of tax evasion charges 2023-01-20 [IFJ]

Fresenius’ Philippine dialysis centres slapped with labour violations 2023-01-20 [UNI Global Union]

New advisory committee launched to address major maritime issues impacting Filipino seafarers 2023-01-18 [ITF]

Workers' group welcomes return of free rides program 2023-01-16 [pna]

Workers hopeful ILO visit will lead to better environment for labor, unions 2023-01-15 [The Star]

Philippine wages, skill gaps remain top concerns this year 2023-01-10 [bworldonline]

60% of workers quietly quitting, study reveals 2023-01-06 [philstar]

Philippine unions intensify campaign to ratify C190 2023-01-03 [PSI]

Missionary health workers strike and march 2022-12-29 [Nation News]

Journalist convicted of cyber libel 2022-12-19 [IFJ]

Shipping industry, unions welcome action from President Marcos Jr on key seafarer issues 2022-12-15 [ITF]

Is this the future of work? Grab Philippines terminates delivery riders to silence concerns about insecurity and abuse 2022-12-01 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

This month in labour history

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]