contractual workers - updates

Rappler's latest stories on contractual workers


Government contractuals get 2-year job extension

Nov 12, 2018 - 5:21 PM

Starting January 1, 2019, the salaries of contract of service and job order workers will be equivalent to what others in comparable positions in government are getting, says the DBM

OPPORTUNITIES. Contractual workers who are qualified will also be considered for appointment to regular positions in government agencies, the budget department announced on November 12, 2018. File photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

The week in photos: June 23-29, 2018

Jun 30, 2018 - 10:30 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

People take part in the annual 2018 New York City Pride Parade on June 24, 2018 as they make their way down 7th Avenue in New York. / AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY

Contractual gov't workers oppose hiring through manning agencies

Nov 27, 2017 - 5:00 PM

(UPDATED) Job order and contract of service workers will be hired through manning agencies by 2019 under Joint Circular 1 released by the Department of Budget and Management, Commission on Audit, and Civil Service Commission

REGULARIZE. Government workers stage a protest in front of the Department of Budget and Management to call for their regularization. Photo from DSWD-NCR's Facebook Page

Contractual frontliners fear losing jobs in proposed gov't rightsizing

Aug 04, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The DPWH, DSWD, and DOH have the most number of frontline workers who are under contractual employment arrangements

FRONTLINER. DSWD staff accepting requests for assistance at the agency's crisis intervention unit. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Duterte gives P1,000-P2,000 bonus to gov't contractual workers

Feb 10, 2017 - 12:21 PM

President Rodrigo Duterte authorizes the grant of gratuity pay through Administrative Order No 2

RECOGNIZING HARD WORK. President Duterte leads the Christmas lighting ceremony in front of Malacañang employees on December 5, 2016. Photo by King Rodriguez/ Presidential Photo

Duterte admin reports 25,000 regularized workers so far

Nov 22, 2016 - 2:29 PM

Labor Secretary Bello says that with the cooperation of employers and management groups ending illegal contractualization by end of 2017 is doable

‘Bloated’ anti-poverty body: Maza dismisses 155 consultants

Sep 02, 2016 - 8:02 PM

Aside from sacking these consultants who have enjoyed bloated compensation package NAPC Secretary Liza Maza also terminates 82 contractual workers

Contractualization ‘backbone’ of services, OFW sectors

May 18, 2016 - 8:42 PM

Businessman Donald Dee says he cannot foresee a situation when contractualization is completely abolished in the Philippines Doing so he says would lead to unemployment

NO TO ENDO. Contractualization remains widespread in Philippine labor. File photo by AFP

Hundreds of Davao street sweepers fear job loss

Jun 25, 2015 - 12:22 PM

A Commission on Audit report on the use of Davao City s calamity funds has unnerved contractual workers of the city government

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Jun 17, 2015 - 7:00 PM

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Gov’t to probe ‘pakyawan’ system in Valenzuela factory

May 14, 2015 - 9:41 PM

Workers hired by Kentex Manufacturing Corporation for short time projects including some of the 72 who died in the fire have no records in the company

LABOR STANDARDS VIOLATED. Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II says the owners of the footwear factory in Valenzuela City, where  dozens of workers (examined here by police investigators) died in a fire, will be probed for violating occupational safety and health standards. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Tuition and ‘contractual’ parents

Aug 18, 2013 - 9:27 PM

The hard economics of a family s struggle to make a living and secure their future

THE CASTROS. A family picture without the eldest son who was at school taking quarter exams. All photos  by Ephraim Bongcaras