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Duterte’s best gift to labor

May 01, 2017 - 11:16 AM

More than any surprise package the President announces on Labor Day today it is the real end of contractualization that will make a difference to the working class

Labor groups urge Duterte to sign EO vs contractualization

Apr 27, 2017 - 4:11 PM

Labor groups urge President Rodrigo Duterte to keep his promise to end contractualization in time for Labor Day on May 1

Senate honors ex-Sen. Ernesto Herrera: 'Today's Apolinario Mabini'

Nov 04, 2015 - 3:46 PM

Contemporaries of the late senator Ernesto Herrera heap praises on the true democrat and titan of the Philippine labor movement

CHAMPION OF THE WORKING CLASS. Senate President Franklin Drilon pays tribute to former senator and labor rights advocate Ernesto Herrera on November 4. Photo by Cesar Tomambo/Senate PRIB

'Labor titan,' former senator Ernesto Herrera dies

Oct 29, 2015 - 9:12 PM

Ernesto Boy Herrera principal author of the Migrant Workers Act of 1995 was deeply involved in the labor movement even after he left government

LABOR LEADER. Former senator Ernesto "Boy" Herrera passes away at 83. File screenshot of Global News Network

IN PHOTOS: 1980s strike at Globe Steel

Sep 22, 2015 - 11:04 AM

The Globe Steel strike in Cainta Rizal mounted by militant unionists in 1984 would last for 4 years – making it the longest worker’s strike in Philippine history writes Susan Quimpo

California declares holiday for Fil-Am labor leader

Jul 04, 2015 - 7:15 PM

California declares October 25 Larry Itliong Day – to remember and celebrate the Fil Am s life and contributions to the labor movement in the state

Swiss reject world's highest minimum wage

May 18, 2014 - 3:20 PM

UPDATED If they said yes it would ve been the world s highest minimum wage at US 25 per hour

On the job: The Filipino precariat

Apr 30, 2014 - 10:46 AM

There is enough proof that economic development that relies on precarious work is not the ideal or practical way to build or sustain the wealth of nations