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Outlet withdraws article on alleged lawmaker university donation 2023-09-26 [IFJ]

Fresenius kidney kare workers in Philippines allege corporate layering, fueling job insecurity and low wages 2023-09-23 [UNI]

Final tax charge against Maria Ressa dropped 2023-09-13 [IFJ]

Holcim workers threaten to go on strike over CBA deadlock, unfair labour practices 2023-08-30 [BWI]

Filipino Unionist Speaks in LA, Long Beach; Appeals for Labor Solidarity 2023-08-21 [LAP]

Radio reporter arrested without warrant in Visayas 2023-08-15 [IFJ]

P65,000 monthly pay proposed to make nurses stay 2023-08-07 [The Star]

New social protection floors in the Philippines to cover CHWS, contractual gov’t employees 2023-07-31 [PSI]

Delivery riders in Cagayan de Oro hold work stoppage 2023-07-30 [Bulletin]

Workers hope SONA includes freedom of association, job security 2023-07-19 [The Star]

Photojournalist and family injured in shooting 2023-07-06 [IFJ]

North America NUJP North America Marks the First Year of the Fight for Press Freedom 2023-07-05 [NUJP]

DOLE: Collective bargaining 'best, most efficient' way to raise wages 2023-07-03 [The Star]

President Marcos Jr. and shipping industry put seafarer top of agenda at Manila summit 2023-06-28 [ITF]

Global Seafarers flock to historic ITF expo ahead of Day of the Seafarer 2023-06-25 [ITF]

Labour board orders outlet to pay workers 2023-06-23 [IFJ]

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]

Philippines ITF Secures Freedom For 13 Abandoned Filipino Seafarers Stuck In Singapore For 5 Months; $1m In Backpay Won For Crews 2023-04-18 [Marine Insight]

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]

Kuwait 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]

Myanmar 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]

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