Filipino workers

Odd jobs: Spiraling through another day

July 6, 2024

It may seem to be a mere picture of urban poverty and underdevelopment at first glance. But a closer look reveals something more profound.

IBON says of wage hike: “Ang bara ay ang di pag-suporta ng pangulo”

May 9, 2024

The proposed wage bills in Congress to various degrees bring wages closer to the family living wage, which corrects years of meager wage increases that have lagged behind profits, productivity and inflation.

50-50 split between profits and workers’ wages more than fair — IBON

May 1, 2024

Raising the minimum wage to a living wage corrects decades of injustice where workers create huge profits for employers but receive meager wages.

Lack of gainful employment belies govt claims of improving jobs market — IBON

April 13, 2024

The Marcos Jr administration keeps touting that the labor market is improving. But there is a serious disconnect between this government hype and the actual reality of millions of Filipinos.

Capitalists are inflationary, not wage hikes for workers

April 5, 2024

COMMENTARY

Employers can afford big wage hikes. Instead of protecting profits, the government should be doing everything it can to raise wages which will be good for workers, their families and the economy.