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Duterte vows to issue EO against 'endo' but… -

DAVAO CITY – “Give us time,” said President Rodrigo Duterte in expressing his commitment to end labor contractualization in the country. Mr. Duterte made the statement while addressing at least 50 labor groups and unions in Davao City's People's Park ...and more »

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, May 2, 2017 - Rappler

Hello Rappler readers,. The world observed Labor Day, also known as the International Workers' Day, on Monday, May 1, and President Rodrigo Duterte used the occasion to firm up a pledge to end contractualization and "endo," or the "end-of-contract ...and more »

Duterte vows to create more jobs -

President Duterte on Monday, Labor Day, said his administration would create “thousands of jobs” and gave assurance that it would tap Filipino skills for the development of the Philippine economy. Mr. Duterte also reaffirmed his administration's ...and more »

Duterte's best gift to labor - Rappler

More than any surprise package the President announces on Labor Day today, it is the real end of contractualization that will make a difference to the working class. Tony La Viña. Published 11:16 AM, May 01, 2017. Updated 11:10 PM, August 01, 2017 ...and more »

The Labor Movement: Impact of Herrera law after 28 years - Business Mirror

Conclusion. NINETEEN years of representing workers in various courts have taught Federation of Free Workers (FFW) President Sonny Matula the difficulty of going after labor-only-contracting (LOCs) cases. “There is a gap between the laws that prohibit ...and more »

What was missing in Davao City's Labor Day rallies? -

DAVAO CITY – At least 10,000 workers and activists marched to commemorate Labor Day here on Monday. Led by Kilusang Mayo Uno, the protesters represented labor groups and unions from Davao region, South Cotabato, North Cotabato, General Santos City ...and more »

Duterte to labor groups: Occupy oligarch lands - CNN Philippines

Davao City (May 1) — Amid Labor Day events, President Rodrigo Duterte told a gathering of various groups on Monday to occupy lands owned by 'oligarchs.' In his speech at the People's Park in Davao City, Duterte gave the 'oligarchs' a deadline to ...and more »

Duterte to workers: Give us time on 'endo' - Philippine Star

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – President Duterte vowed to fulfill his campaign promise to put a stop to labor contractualization but asked that he be given more time, as it would not be that easy, especially in certain industries. “I stand firm in my ...and more »

Duterte to sign EO vs 'endo' - Rappler

The President says the government will deputize trade union leaders as labor inspectors to fast-track the crackdown on companies that practice 'endo'. Pia Ranada · @piaranada. Published 8:25 PM, May 01, 2017. Updated 10:40 PM, May 01, 2017. FIGHTING ...and more »

Contractualization problem persists despite new labor dep't order -

In his fourth month as a machine operator at a can-making factory in Malabon City, Noel decided to quit just before his employment contract ends next month. He came up with the decision despite the government's new order that sets stricter guidelines ...and more »