DAVAO CITY- A month after staging a protest against the management of Foodpanda Philippines Davao, members of the Davao United…
Around 500 workers of the Japanese banana firm Sumitomo Fruits Corporation (Sumifru) awaited outside their plant at Barangay San Jose, Compostela, Compostela Valley province on Tuesday, expecting they will return to work after a year-long struggle for their reinstatement.
Over 100 contractual workers of Holcim Philippines Inc., Davao Plant were illegally terminated despite a regularization order coming from the regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
Several workers under Nagkahiusang mga Mag-uuma sa Suyafa Farms (NAMASUFA) of Sumifro Philippines Company were wounded in a commotion on Thursday morning after some unidentified men accompanied by the members of Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines attempted to disperse the strike camp.
Plantation workers of a Japanese-owned fruit company Sumitomo Fruit Corp. (Sumifru) are now on strike since Monday, October 1, paralyzing seven out of 11 packing plants of the company’s district 6 in Compostela Valley province.
Various groups condemned the violent dispersal of 300 striking workers of NutriAsia by the Philippine National Police and security personnel of NutriAsia last Monday, July 31, 2018, at the picket line in Marilao, Bulacan.
Workers terminated by Jollibee Foods Corporation in Parañaque City, launched the hashtag #BEEastMode campaign to protest their dismissal, and gathered for a picket protest yesterday at the main commissary and warehouse of the food chain.
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said, on Tuesday May 29, that there might be an increase in the minimum wage “within the month” but it would not be as high as the P750 per day minimum wage that labor groups and lawmakers are demanding.
The Labor chief released the top 20 non-compliant companies who are suspected of engaging in contractualization.
A bicameral conference committee (bicam) by the Lower and Upper House approved on Monday a bill which seeks to strengthen compliance of employees with occupational safety and health standards (OSHS). It also seeks to amend the 41-year-old Labor Code of the Philippines which, at present, does not declare unlawful violations of OSHS.