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Labor dept to give temporary jobs to fire-hit NCCC Mall workers

The fire at NCCC mall in Davao City on Dec. 23 killed 38 people. Manman Dejeto, ABS-CBN News/file photo MANILA – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) will provide temporary jobs to thousands of workers displaced by the deadly ...

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DOLE sheriff found guilty of direct bribery over Manila Times labor case

MANILA – A Department of Labor and Employment sheriff assigned in Metro Manila has been convicted of direct bribery for demanding and receiving grease money from employees of the Manila Times Publishing Corporation, the Office of the Ombudsman said Friday. ...

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Cereal, drinks companies risk forced labor in sugarcane: study

NEW YORK – Food and beverage companies face the risk of forced labor in countries where they obtain sugarcane but most fall short in efforts to tackle the problem that threatens millions of workers, according to a study released on ...

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U.S. productivity rises in second quarter; labor costs soft

WASHINGTON – U.S. worker productivity rose more than expected in the second quarter as hours increased at their fastest pace in 1-1/2 years, keeping labor costs under control. The Labor Department said on Wednesday that nonfarm productivity, which measures hourly ...

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Nestlé signs labor agreement with Cabuyao factory union

MANILA – Labor and management need not be adversarial as shown by the collective bargaining agreement (CBA) signed by Nestlé Philippines and the workers union in its Cabuyao, Laguna factory.  The company said it entered into a 5-year CBA with ...

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Contractualization problem persists despite new labor dep’t order

INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/ ALEXIS CORPUZ 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 ...

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Duterte ‘gift’ to workers on Labor Day possible – Bello

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In the Loop: Kimerald's new series to premiere on Labor Day

[embedded content] Here’s what you need to know to be in the loop:  Has Kim Chiu and Gerald Anderson outgrown each other?  Kimerald’s new teleserye to air beginning May 1.   Let’s block ads! (Why?) Entertainment

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Only Congress can totally ban contractualization: Labor chief

MANILA – Only a law can totally prohibit contractualization, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said, after his order that imposes tighter controls on the practice earned criticism. The department order released Thursday listed down 11 “prohibited” practices, including contracting through ...

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Labor groups seek Bello's ouster as labor chief

Labor groups on Thursday called for the immediate ouster of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello, after he signed a new department order that does not totally prohibit contractualization. The Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) department order (DO) 174 allows “contractors ...

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