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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The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights in its report assessment of Aquino’s trade union and human rights record said that Aquino has driven workers to fatal and destitute conditions in the last six years. “Aquino’s legacy to the workers is death and destitution. Workers under Aquino practically die in order to survive […]

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“Regular workers beware of retrenchments and mergers, It will cut you out of jobs, bust the union and contractualize labor.” This is one of the points, the labour rights organization Center for Trade Union and Human Rights emphasized in its  assessment report of the worker situation in Aquino’s six years in office. The group documented […]

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  The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights hit the retrenchment of 44 workers including union officials in the Japanese glass manufacturing firm, Asahi Flat Glass Philippines while the collective bargaining negotiations are ongoing. Roben Casalda, documentation coordinator of CTUHR said, “The move of the Japanese firm is a plain and  direct attack on […]

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