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PH Among 10 Worst Countries for Workers for 2nd Year in a Row

The latest ITUC Global Rights Index cites repressive laws and violence as reasons for the country’s low ranking

For the second year in a row, the Philippines was cited as one of the 10 worst countries for workers in the world, according to a study by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), a Belgium-based organization linking over 300 trade unions ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 13, 2018 09:00:00
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When a strike or lockout is valid

Know the legal boundaries of labor strikes and employers' lockouts.

The Constitution and labor laws recognize workers’ rights to strike and the employer’s right to lock them out.However, no labor union may strike, and no employer may declare a lockout, on grounds involving inter-union and intra-union disputes. A strike or lockout is ...

by Reggie Nolido  | September 25, 2012 10:00:00