At least 50 Fooda employees stage labor strike against management

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 09/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 50 employees from various branches of Fooda Saversmart staged a labor strike on Friday morning, September 17, along General Maxilom Avenue to protest the company’s alleged mismanagement. Juliet Doverte, head of…

Inside job? Naga police turn rob-murder probe on gasoline station’s workers

Alven Marie A. Timtim 07/27/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Police are turning their investigation on the gasoline station robbery in Naga City where a security guard was killed and more than half a million pesos was lost, to the gasoline station’s current…

Cortes signs ordinance granting COVID-19 hazard pay to City Hall employees

Doris C. Bongcac 07/07/2020

MANDAUE CITY, Cebu – Employees of the Mandaue City Hall who ‘physically’ reported for work while the city was still under enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) will receive hazard pay of P200 per day that will be computed…

Face-to-face transactions at Capitol will be temporarily suspended for disinfection

Rosalie O. Abatayo 06/30/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Face-to-face transactions in the Cebu Provincial Capitol will temporarily be suspended as its employees will be under a work-from-home set-up from July 1 to 3, 2020, to give way to a “thorough disinfection.”…

16 barangay officials, 27 others charged for ‘irregularities’ in SAP distribution

Alven Marie A. Timtim 06/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines –Irregularities made during the distribution of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) cash aid will not go unpunished. Police Major Ronald Allan Tolosa, deputy chief of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas…

Lapu employees exempted from coding scheme

Immae Lachica 05/18/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— With the city is now under General Community Quarantine (GCQ), 90 percent of the business in Lapu-Lapu City are now operational, which means more workers will be traveling to get to their respective workplaces.…

Bello appeals to other big businesses to take care of their workers amid COVID-19 crisis

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 03/19/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines —Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III called on big businesses to join others who have taken care of their employees amid the national emergency brought about by the COVID-19 outbreak. “We are grateful to the…

CCSC adjusts employees’ working hours due to Covid-19

Mars G. Alison 03/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—To make sure that all of its 80 employees will continue earning amidst the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) crisis, the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) had adjusted their working hours. With the implementation of the community…

Cebu City mayor urges private sector not to terminate workers

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/02/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Several firms here and abroad have started reducing their manpower to cushion the impact of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). But Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella urged members of the private sector not to let…

Cebu City to terminate 13 casual, job order employees for drug use

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City government will terminate 13 job-order and casual employees for testing positive in drug tests done in November.  City Legal Officer Rey Gealon said in a text message to CDN Digital that the…

Labella concerned with number of city hall employees who tested positive in drug test   

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/25/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The number of Cebu City Hall employees who tested positive during the surprise drug tests is a cause of concern. This was the statement of Mayor Edgardo Labella following the reports of the City Office…

CIDG-7 nab eight employees of unauthorized Peryahan ng Bayan outlets

Alven Marie A. Timtim 11/15/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The eight employees from two unauthorized  Peryahan ng Bayan outlets in Cebu City who were arrested in an operation of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group in Central Visayas (CIDG-7) will undergo inquest proceeding on…

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