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Endo DO contrary to Duterte's promise - CTUHR

The labor rights group Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) slammed today the Department of Labor and Employment’s new order on contractualization, saying the latter is contrary to the promise of Pres. Rodrigo Duterte of ending the labor scheme.

CTUHR said Department Order 174 or the “Rules Implementing Articles 106-109 of the Labor Code” is very disappointing to workers, labor groups and labor advocates, as it continues to legalize and will promote contractualization.

“This DO is a disservice to workers and all Filipinos. It continues the violation of workers’ right to security of tenure. Labor groups and advocates spent a lot of time and effort in dialogues that yielded a united stand on the issue, only for the DOLE to come up with a DO that continues to legalize contractualization,” said Daisy Arago, CTUHR executive director. Read more

 
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