Millions left behind during lockdown
May 1, 2020
The Duterte administration’s poor emergency relief leaves 7.7 million working people and their families behind during the worst mass unemployment in decades.
ECQ disrupts livelihood of 19M: Millions of working people left behind by poor gov’t response
May 1, 2020
The Duterte administration’s poor response is causing widespread suffering and passing the burden of containment onto the poorest and most vulnerable.
DO 174 no solution to contractualization–IBON
April 21, 2017
As the debate on contractualization continues towards Labor Day, research group IBON stated that the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE)’s Department Order (DO) 174 is only an affirmation of the anti-worker practice of contractualization. Despite workers’ demand and President Duterte’s marching order to end all forms of contractualization, the DOLE’s promotion of the “win-win solution” […]
Wage hikes under Aquino smallest since 1990s
May 1, 2016
Research group IBON said that unless the Aquino administration gives a wage hike before its term ends, it will have given the smallest wage hikes of any administration in the past 24 years. Wage repression is among the biggest reasons why recent rapid growth has been exclusionary and benefiting elites rather than the majority of […]