Past CTUHR Statements

 

2014

 

Reality Unchecked: CTUHR Statement on President Aquino's State of the Nation Address 2014

4 Aug 2014 Amid heightened public clamor for his impeachment and accountability for the Disbursement Acceleration Program, President Benigno Aquino III delivered his fifth State of the Nation Address last Monday, July 28,  again trumpeting the exceptional economic growth, improved credit ratings, fiscal stability and good governance—all of which purportedly sets the foundation for an economic take off beyond his term in 2016. But realities of decreasing quality of work, alarming job losses, deepening poverty and a beleaguered leadership were not mentioned and unchecked....  

On the US-PH deals and the closure of the USTR GSP review of the PH

19 June 2014 What is at stake for Filipino workers in the recent deals between the Philippines and the United States that purportedly aims to strengthen bilateral cooperation in addressing development and security issues?....  

On the Cambodian Government’s Crackdown on Workers Protest 

10 January 2014 The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights vehemently condemns the naked violence the Cambodian Government has employed on protesting garments workers last January 3 in Phnom Penh leaving five workers dead, 20 injured and many others reported to be missing to this day....