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Contractualization wakasan -TUCP

April 30, 2007

Hiniling ng party list group na Trade Union Congress of the Philippines na wakasan na ang contractualization dahil ito’y paghamak at paglabag sa karapatan ng mga manggagawa na magkaroon ng permanente at disenteng trabaho. Read the rest of this entry »

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TUCP naghahasa ng call center agents

April 20, 2007

Simula noong October 2006, mahigit 1,000 nang Pilipino ang sumailalim sa pagsasanay ng Workers College ng party list group na Trade Union Congress of the Philippines para maging call center agents. Read the rest of this entry »

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Time to revisit nuclear energy for us

April 17, 2007

I was spring cleaning when I came across Marcos’ handwritten notes on receivables from Westinghouse. It was under a column marked foreign investments. Marcos was accused of making $80M in kickbacks on the plant. With Iran’s current struggle to be nuclear empowered, it is tempting to compare Manila and Tehran and how differently their governments approached the problem. Of course, Tehran is a big oil rich country in a troubled region and has the muscle and determination to fight those who do not want it nuclear empowered. Read the rest of this entry »

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Gov’t to review TUCP petition seeking P75 daily wage hike

April 13, 2007

The National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) will look into the possibility of granting an immediate increase in take-home pay of workers in Metro Manila, an official disclosed yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »