Japanese retirees in demand as labor crunch worsens

Inquirer.net 08/25/2018

TOKYO — Part of Japan’s plan to ease its severe labor shortage involves enticing retirees back to work. But even they are in short supply these days, crippling industries that once had an ample labor pool of…

Mediation board will handle VECO labor dispute, says DOLE-7 chief

Futch Anthony Inso and Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/31/2018

VECO management: It’s business as usual; VECEU assures: we’ll continue to report for work The Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) is hopeful that the labor dispute between the employees and management of the…

VECO: ‘Business as usual amid union protest’

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 07/31/2018

The Visayan Electric Company (VECO) assured the public that its services will not be affected despite an ongoing labor dispute between its employees and the company. The dispute came after a disagreement on the proposed salary increase…

Pacquiao has to enjoy the fruits of his labor

Atty. Ruphil Bañoc 07/19/2018

One of the promising boxers who visited me in my radio program, Straight to the Point aired over DYHP RMN Cebu was Zeta Celestino Oliveros Gorres, best known as Z “The Dream” Gorres. He was a professional…

Groups question labor-only contracting practices

Futch A. Inso 07/19/2018

  Cebu labor groups held a protest against labor-only contracting practices in some companies on Thursday morning (July 19). Jaime Paglinawan, coordinator of Alyansa sa mga Mamumuo sa Sugbo -Kilusang Mayo Uno (AMA-KMU), more than a thousand…

Labor dispute eyed as motive in explosion that hit Lim’s business

Nestle L. Semilla 07/09/2018

A labor dispute involving controversial businessman Peter Lim’s company is being investigated by police in relation to the explosion outside Lim’s establishment in Barangay Subangdaku, Mandaue City last July 5. “We received a report from the barangay…

New Central Visayas minimum wage rate unfair to labor

Fernando Fajardo 06/14/2018

The regional tripartite productivity and wage board (RTPWB) just announced an increase in the minimum wage rate of P20.00 pesos per day for Class A areas and P15.00 for Class B, C, and D areas. Class A…

Labor groups threaten to stage strike

Inquirer.net 06/06/2018

Two labor groups on Wednesday threatened to organize a general strike in what they call a “last ditch effort” to compel the Duterte administration to stop the price hikes of goods and commodities. The Bukluran ng Manggagawang…

Labor groups: Wage hike now a widely accepted proposal

Inquirer.net 06/02/2018

Because of the continuous rise in the prices of basic commodities and petroleum products, the request for a wage hike has become a widely accepted proposal, according to representatives of different labor groups. “Any amount or a…

Labor group stages ‘Triple Whammy’ protests in Makati amid price hikes

Inquirer.net 05/29/2018

MILITANT labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) staged protests in government and private offices in Makati City on Tuesday, to call attention to various issues such as the rising prices of basic commodities, low wages, and contractualization.…

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