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Month: January 2017

Be the media!

Our team provides Philippine and Asean labor advocates with labor news and social media and communications training.

We also boost labor stories and campaigns to a main stream audience via our affiliates media networks.

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PMAA urges Filipino working class, be the media!

“Their only hope is the web and social media. That’s why we are teaching them to report on their on plight, on their own situation to tell everybody about their situation their grievances and their struggles. Workers news from the workers themselves, we always tell them do not hate on the media, that’s their job, they have their limitation, with social media you can be the media,” Jim Libiran said. People’s Media Advocacy, Asia

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Labor groups support the SSS program to run after delinquent employers

In the report released by SSS Senior Vice President Voltaire Agas said at least there are about 34,000 employer’s that are being charged for non-remittance of SSS contribution amounting to P1.4 billion. He said delinquent employers are liable for “a fine of not less than Five thousand pesos (P5,000.00) or more than Twenty thousand pesos (P20,000.00), or imprisonment for not less than six (6) years and one (1) day or more than twelve (12) years, or both, at the discretion of the court.

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No D.O yet–Sec. Bello

“We urge Secretary Bello to facilitate a dialogue with the President and we will ask him to issue an Executive Order and certify House Bill 4444 or the “MENDOZA WORKERS BILL” authored by Rep. Raymond Mendoza, TUCP Partylist. The bill aims to strengthen the security of tenure,” Edralin added.

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