Iguodala named acting executive director of NBA players union

11/10/2023

New York, United States—Andre Iguodala, a four-time NBA champion with Golden State, was appointed acting executive director of the NBA players union on Thursday after Tamika Tremaglio stepped down. Iguodala, a 39-year-old swingman, announced his retirement as a player…

MCWD Employees’ Union wants LWUA to intervene in MCWD issue

Wenilyn Sabalo 06/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The current officers of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District Employees’ Union (MEU) already filed before the Local Water Utilities Administration (LWUA) and the Office of the Ombudsman-Visayas the resolution repudiating the September 2022…

MCWD officials, employees union sign new CNA after 14 years

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/10/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A new Collective Negotiation Agreement (CNA) was signed by officials of the Metropolitan Cebu Water District (MCWD) and the MCWD Employees Union (MEU) on Wednesday, May 10, 2023. Lawyer Jose “Joey” Daluz III, chairman…

Workers of Liwayway Mandaue plant urge DOLE-7 to intervene on looming ‘mass termination’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Workers of a food manufacturing corporation have sought the help of the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) to intervene in what they described as a looming ‘mass termination’ that…

Catholicism, Duterte and same-sex unions

King Anthony Perez 09/03/2018

MARRIAGE WITHOUT RECOGNITION After more than three years together, gay couple Michael Cano and Jay Lugo completely trust each other with their lives. But other than that, Michael and Jay believe that another key ingredient to their…

A symbolic union

King Anthony Perez 08/31/2018

MARRIAGE WITHOUT RECOGNITION It all started with a chit chat in a busy barbeque stand along Escario St., Cebu City. Michael Cano, 31, and Jay Lugo, 34, met sometime in 2014 when they shared a conversation about…

Mandaue firm’s mgmt., union to tackle plaint at DOLE on Aug. 29

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/26/2018

THE management of Liwayway Marketing Corp. and members of their employees’ union will meet at the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) office on Wednesday, August 29 for the hearing of the labor standard…

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…

Duterte favors same-sex civil union — Palace

Inquirer.net 07/02/2018

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is in favor of same-sex civil union, Malacañang said on Monday. The Supreme Court has already begun holding oral arguments for a petition to legalize same-sex marriage in the Philippines. “Kung same-sex marriage, pati…

Statement of the National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) Cebu Chapter on the killing of Atty. Jonnah John Ungab

02/19/2018

The National Union of People’s Lawyers (NUPL) Cebu Chapter condemns the senseless killing of Atty. Jonah John Ungab by unidentified men after he attended a court hearing around noon today. Both our collective moral sense and the…

DTI hopes PH can keep European Union trade perks

Inquirer.net 01/14/2018

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) hopes to keep its preferential trade arrangement with the European Union (EU), expecting the bloc would to look past the “political noise” under the Duterte administration, a top official said.…

Union Bank group acquires Isabela’s PR Savings Bank

Inquirer.net 01/02/2018

City Savings Bank Inc. (CitySavings), Aboitiz-led Union Bank’s thrift banking arm, has struck a deal to acquire Philippine Resources Savings Bank (PR Savings), a 102-branch thrift bank based in Isabela. “This acquisition will expand our mass market…

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