Rage! Marcos is not a hero!

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“Where were they when the many years of oppression and atrocities were happening? Were they sitting on the lap of the dictator?”

This was the reaction of Sr.Emelina Villegas, ICM, President of Board of Trustees of the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights when the Supreme Court on […]

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As the world commemorated the International Day for Decent Work and the Duterte administration marked its 100 days in office last October 7, the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights reiterated the workers demand for regular jobs and a national minimum wage. “Workers need job security and decent wages in order to live with […]

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  The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights welcomed the labor department’s announcement that it is considering a national minimum wage (NMW) law to ease “overpopulation” in Metro Manila. CTUHR reacted saying a higher national minimum wage will not only stem internal migration in the country but can also significantly bring relief to […]

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A study conducted by Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) together with students from University of the Philippines-Manila among 120 worker respondents in Valenzuela revealed that a huge majority of workers experience long hours of work and receive wages way below minimum rates. Data from a survey conducted between the 2nd to 3rd […]

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The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights expresses alarm over the spate of killings of suspected drug pushers both by police personnel and unidentified men saying that the “poor have become easy targets” of the crackdown. The group reiterated its full support to the Duterte government’s campaign against drugs and criminality as it has […]

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  Labor NGO, Center for Trade Union and Human Rights iterates that Japanese company Nakashin Davao International Inc (Nakashin) cannot get its hand off the labor rights violations of its job contractor contrary to what the company claims concerning 75 retrenched workers who held a strike last May 25 which purportedly forced the company to […]

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The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights welcomes and supports the resumption of the peace talks between the Government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (GPH-NDFP) saying it can “potentially address the root causes  of armed conflict, reduce human rights violations and pave the way for significant socio-economic reforms.” […]

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The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights expressed concern over the announcement made by presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte that he is leaning towards appointing Lt. Gen. Ricardo Visaya as the next chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. “We are concerned about the recent announcement of President-elect Duterte choosing Gen. Visaya as next […]

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“On May 9, let us remember Marcos’ martial law.” A few days before elections, labor rights NGO Center for Trade Union and Human Rights urged the public to remember the human rights atrocities and plunder during Marcos dictatorship before casting votes on Monday. The group belied claims by Ferdinand Bong Bong Marcos Jr, son of […]

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“Amidst the loud noise of election frenzy and heaps of promises of lifting the poor out of poverty if Daang Matuwid will continue, PNoy could  make at least even a word true by granting the workers significant wage hike this Labor Day. Instead, his government gives P7.00 to workers in Central Luzon only, too little […]

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