Rappler's latest stories on security of tenure bill
Despite the disappointment, Senator Joel Villanueva says other senators were not comfortable with the plan to override the President's veto
For the progressive lawmakers, President Rodrigo Duterte's veto 'reflected his true bias' and priority of business interests over workers' welfare
The Duterte government roared to end endo, but the final product of their collective efforts sounded more like a meow
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo also calls the presidential veto a 'good thing' as it showed where President Duterte stood on the measure – even if the Chief Executive himself had previously certified the very same bill as urgent
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says provisions on defining 'labor-only contracting' among others will be part of a new proposal it will submit to the Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council by August 5
'Babalik tayo sa Grade 1,' says Senator Joel Villanueva as he refiles the Security of Tenure bill that was previously certified 'urgent' by Malacañang
(UPDATED) Senators express dismay over President Rodrigo Duterte's veto of the security of tenure bill, noting the measure was certified as urgent months before
(4th UPDATE) Despite the setback, labor groups say President Duterte's veto won't stop workers' struggle to end contractualization
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte vetoes the security of tenure bill, despite certifying it as urgent in September 2018
Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo apologizes for his error, saying President Rodrigo Duterte is still studying the measure
Though labor groups say the security of tenure bill is a watered-down version of what they fought for, they believe it is 'better than nothing'
Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia says the Security of Tenure bill, which is now up for the President's signature, still needs some tweaking to benefit both workers and employers
Business groups make a last-minute appeal to President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the security of tenure bill. Labor groups earlier called the bill 'weak.'
The proposed 'endo' law, which awaits President Duterte's signature, misses its target. Here's why.
(UPDATED) Labor groups argue that some 'strong' provisions in the House version of the anti-contractualization bill should have made it to the measure's final version
The House adopts the provisions of the Senate-approved version of the bill, which means it will now be sent to Malacañang for President Rodrigo Duterte's signature
Congress is set to convene a bicameral conference committee to finalize the bill
(UPDATED) President Rodrigo Duterte certifies the much-awaited Security of Tenure bill
Should it be passed into law, the measure would ban hiring workers for limited periods of time, or what is known as 'fixed-term' labor contracts