labor dispute - updates

Rappler's latest stories on labor dispute


AFP sends soldiers to 'prevent chaos' at Japanese-owned banana plantation

Oct 13, 2018 - 10:51 AM

The Eastern Mindanao Command says the deployment was upon the request of the Department of Labor and Employment in Region 11 'for peacekeeping assistance' in the Sumifru plantation

ON STRIKE. Workers on strike outside the Sumifru company in Compostela Valley. Photo from the Namasufa-Naflu-Kmu Facebook page

Senators question 'core functions' of PLDT, NutriAsia amid labor dispute

Aug 09, 2018 - 7:04 PM

Workers hired by contractors of NutriAsia and PLDT argue that they perform functions that are 'core' to the company

STATUS. Senate labor committee chairperson Joel Villanueva asks workers under PLDT and NutriAsia contractors about their status of employment. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Labor dispute resolved at Cavite electronics firm

Apr 25, 2018 - 6:55 PM

Lakepower Converter Incorporated agrees to reinstate 64 employees, after the Department of Labor and Employment intervened to settle their dispute

DOLE's help sought to solve Silliman University labor dispute

Jul 22, 2017 - 9:00 AM

The dispute between Silliman University and its teachers leads to a strike on July 19 and the suspension of classes for elementary and high school levels on the following day

Scandal-hit Volkswagen also faces US union battle

Apr 26, 2016 - 2:20 PM

The carmaker will challenge a ruling that would allow the United Auto Workers union to negotiate a labor contract for 160 maintenance workers

epa04942153 (FILE) A file photo dated 21 February 2012 shows an exterior view of the Volkswagen automobile assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. Volkswagen's shares plunged on 21 September 2015 after US environmental protection authorities threatened to impose fines of up to 18 billion dollars on the carmaker, following its admission of systematically cheating US air pollution tests. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER

Ex-Plantersbank workers seek better terms from China Bank Savings

Jan 29, 2016 - 4:28 PM

The labor department is currently overseeing negotiations between the employees and China Bank Savings Inc which is merging with Plantersbank

JOB SECURITY. Members of the Planters Development Bank Employees Association (PDBEA) stage a protest on January 28. All photos from PDBEA

CA upholds labor body: Napoles' dismissal of employees illegal

Aug 31, 2015 - 8:40 PM

Bare denial by the alleged pork barrel scam mastermind and JLN Corporation owner is not enough to reverse the National Labor Relations Commission s decision

NAPOLES AS BOSS. Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles, shown here with husband Jaime Napoles, allegedly dismissed her employees illegally. File photo obtained by Rappler

KFC, Pizza Hut shut down in Nepal after quakes

Jun 08, 2015 - 8:10 PM

We have been suffering from labor problems for 5 years and it has crossed our tolerance levels the local franchisee of the US restaurants says

NYC labor dispute: Filipina domestic worker anti-semitic?

Jun 06, 2015 - 10:05 PM

Defense lawyers claim that Marichu de Sesto intentionally and knowingly enlisted the assistance of anti Zionist activists to harass her former employer the daughter of a Holocaust survivor

Holcim strike averted after settlement – DOLE

Nov 27, 2014 - 6:23 PM

Management and unions settle the dispute through mediation by the labor department

Japan Nobel winner is salaryman who took on bosses

Oct 09, 2014 - 11:32 AM

Shuji Nakamura was initially paid less than 200 for his groundbreaking and Nobel winning research on blue LED – and he stood up to his employer to get what he deserved

VINDICATED. Japanese-American professor Shuji Nakamura from the University of California at Santa Barbara in his office at UCSB in Goleta, California, USA, 07 October 2014. Michael Nelson/EPA

Vietnam police investigate riot at Samsung factory

Jan 10, 2014 - 4:46 PM

13 people were injured after a riot broke out between security guards and constructions workers at the site of a Samsung complex

AFTER THE RIOT. This picture taken on January 9, 2014 shows burned furniture and motorcycles being loaded onto a police truck after a riot by workers at the site of construction of a Samsung factory in northern province of Thai Nguyen. AFP Photo

PNP crosses picket

Jul 21, 2013 - 6:04 PM

Labor dispute grows violent no end in sight

PNP crosses picket

PALEA: Renewed negotiations

Nov 17, 2012 - 9:04 AM

Since its members were locked out from their jobs in 2011 PALEA maintains a protest camp Morale remains high at the camp

PALEA Protest, September 27

PAL may drop criminal charges vs labor union

Sep 24, 2012 - 6:55 PM

The new management of the Philippines oldest air carrier is sending out positive feelers that may be a sign it will be more receptive to resolving a long running inherited labor dispute