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COVID-19 and the Racialized Dimension of Seafaring Work 2020-05-28 [Canadian Dimension]

Unions fight wage and benefit cuts, rights castration 2020-05-25 [BWI]

Collapsed Philippine cement deal gives workers shot at justice 2020-05-23 [BWI]

Local government harasses radio journalists 2020-05-22 [IFJ]

Red-tagging of female journalist 2020-05-20 [IFJ]

Rescind the cease and desist order against Philippine TV network ABS-CBN ! 2020-05-07 [UNI Global Union]

Solicitor general warns against granting provisional authority to ABS-CBN 2020-05-07 [IFJ]

ABS-CBN forced off-air 2020-05-07 [IFJ]

Radio host shot dead in Dumaguete City 2020-05-07 [IFJ]

Beginning of new school year should be tied to appropriate health measures 2020-05-05 [Education International]

Lightning rallies, social media events mark workers’ observance of Labor Day 2020-05-03 [Manila Bulletin]

Telstra removes overseas call centre workers from onsite accommodationCRN 2020-04-29 [CRN]

Unions call for faster and better aid to workers amid lockdown extension 2020-04-29 [BWI]

Call centre staff in the Philippines have been sleeping at work during coronavirus lockdowns to help Australian customers 2020-04-28 [ABC]

Unions urge government to assist 1 million stranded construction workers 2020-04-22 [BWI]

Magazine website targeted by digital attack 2020-04-21 [IFJ]

Volunteer nurses told to sign waiver clearing DOH if they contract COVID-19, nurses' group says 2020-04-14 [ABS/CBN]

Business, labor groups want more aid for workers 2020-04-09 [Philstar]

Teleperformance workers in the Philippines are enduring “subhuman” conditions 2020-04-04 [UNI]

Duterte says lockdown protesters can be shot if they fight 2020-04-02 [JP]

Attacked & underpaid: Medics battle stigma, virus 2020-04-02 [al Jazeera]

Higher education union negotiates financial support for educators during COVID-19 university closures 2020-03-27 [EI]

A step closer to illiberal democracy 2020-03-15 [IFJ]

Asean workers facing burnout 2020-02-18 [The Asean Post]

Court orders GMA network to reinstate 51 employees 2020-03-06 [IFJ]

SEAJU: South East Asia journalists support ABS-CBN franchise renewal 2020-03-06 [IFJ]

‘16M Filipino women still economically insecure’ 2020-03-02 [Bulatlat]

Renewed attacks on teachers and their union 2020-02-29 [EI]

Last mile: Honda workers fight for a dignified ending 2020-02-27 [The Inquirer]

 VIDEO Hands off our teachers!  ActNOW!  2020-02-27 [ACT]

ABS-CBN workers fear loss of jobs without franchise renewal 2020-02-25 [The Inquirer]

Up to 2,000 workers to be hit by Honda unit closure 2020-02-25 [The Post]

DOLE ready to assist Honda workers 2020-02-25 [The Inquirer]

ILO inquiry on the Philippines should include unions 2020-02-23 [IndustriALL]

Honda Cars closure ‘abrupt,’ workers demand dialogue 2020-02-23 [Bulatlat]

Workers gun for new remittance record amid coronavirus 2020-02-18 [Asian Review]

Teacher unionist gunned down by masked men 2019-10-17 [Svenssonstiftelsen]

Senate employees’ union express support for ABS-CBN amid quo warranto case 2020-02-12 [The Bulletin]

Solicitor general files petition against ABS-CBN franchise renewal 2020-02-11 [IFJ]

Media calls for urgent renewal of broadcaster ABS-CBN 2020-01-27 [IFJ]

Workers’ groups urge gov’t, airlines to implement safety protocols for airport, seaport workers to curb coronavirus risk 2020-01-24 [The Bulletin]

Police plan to prevent unions from organizing hit 2020-01-24 [The Star]

Police assault journalist during Traslacion 2020 2020-01-14 [IFJ]

New tranche in pay hike puts teachers in lowest rung among public employees 2020-01-08 [DAVOAToday]

TUCP pushes for 'early escape plan' for 1.2M OFWs in Middle East 2020-01-04 [Rappler]

TUCP calls for convening of PH-Kuwait panel over OFW’s death 2020-01-04 [The Inquirer]

Guilty verdict delivered on Ampatuan massacre 2019-12-20 [IFJ]

Coca-Cola's attack on unions in the Philippines invites violence against workers 2019-12-18 [IUF]

Global action condemns trade union repression in the Philippines 2019-12-16 [BWI]

 VIDEO Global Union Delegation meets the UN Ambassador of the Philippines in Geneva 2019-12-16 [PSI]

This month in labour history

1-05-1903 he first May Day demo took place in the #Philippines organised by the Unión Obrera Democrática Filipina, the country's first true labour union which formed the previous year. In 1908, the government agreed to designate 1 May Labour day [more]