No wage hike announcement from Duterte on Labor Day

the Inquirer staff 05/02/2022

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Labor Day saluted Filipino workers for their “great passion, integrity and professionalism” in everything that they do, whether locally or overseas. “These qualities have not only brought economic gains to…

Metro Manila wage board junks TUCP petition for P470 hike

Daphne Galvez 04/05/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity (RTWPB) has junked the petition of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) for a 470-peso hike in Metro Manila to increase the minimum daily wage from…

P430-increase in daily minimum wage in Central Visayas sought

Morexette Marie Erram 03/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – A P430-increase in the daily minimum wage is being proposed in Central Visayas. The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is set to file a wage hike petition before the Regional Tripartite…

Labor group to file wage hike petition in Central Visayas

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A petition to increase wages in Central Visayas will be filed this Monday, March 21.  The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) is set to file a wage hike petition in the…

Gwen to virtually attend another Congress hearing

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Capitol on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, confirmed to members of the media that Governor Gwendolyn Garcia will be virtually attending another Congressional hearing. This time, the governor will be attending a hearing…

TUCP: ‘Balik Probinsya’ program bound to fail

Jovic Yee - Inquirer.net 05/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — The country’s largest labor group said the Duterte administration’s “Balik Probinsya” program was bound to fail unless the wage disparity between the capital and the provinces was corrected. The Trade Union Congress of the…

TUCP backs 12 Senate bets who will further workers’ agenda

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) has announced on Tuesday, May 7, their endorsement of 12 senatorial candidates whom they believe can further their cause for the welfare of the labor…

STOP ENDO PROMISE

Victor Anthony V. Silva 05/12/2017

ALU-TUCP chief: We’re still counting on Duterte to fulfill his poll campaign vow A labor group continues to show optimism about President Rodrigo Duterte’s fulfilling his election campaign promise to end abusive work practices when more than…

END ENDO NOW

Izobelle T. Pulgo, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag, Victor Anthony V. Silva 05/01/2017

LABOR GROUPS’ CALL Almost one year since President Rodrigo Duterte was elected to the country’s highest public office, workers are still clamoring for the fulfillment of the executive’s campaign promise to end all forms of labor contractualization.…

KP should push for more humane approaches to drug rehab

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 10/03/2016

Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco, one of President Rodrigo Duterte’s most trusted men, visited Cebu City last week to grace the launch of Kilusang Pagbabago (KP or Movement for Change) at the Cebu Coliseum. The event drew some…

Labor union to contest SC ruling on leadership

Melissa Q. Cabahug 06/12/2015

THE Associated Labor Unions (ALU) will file a second motion for reconsideration on the Supreme Court ruling that affirmed former senator Ernesto Herrera’s assumption as president of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP). “We haven’t…

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