Labor

The Philippines lags behind achieving decent work

The country falls further behind on the Decent Work Agenda, according to Labor NGO Ecumenical Institute for Labor Education and Research (EILER). Citing ITUC Global Rights Index 2020 and Global Witness Report, EILER noted that…



Free education for senior high; not ROTC

In response to Education Secretary Leonor Briones’ statement on Wednesday (May 22), a labor research group expresses opposition to the proposed mandatory Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) for Grades 11 and 12. Citing DepEd’s report,…







First workers strike looms in PH BPO industry

Union busting, harassment, and illegal dismissals continue in Alorica. Amid intensified attacks on job security and union busting measures employed by Alorica and West Contact Services, Inc. management, the Unified Employees of Alorica (UEA) filed…


EILER hails passage of landmark OSH law

The Ecumenical Institute for Labor Education and Research (EILER), a nonprofit and nongovernmental organization, hailed the passage of Republic Act 11058 or the Philippine Occupational Safety and Health Law. The Act Strengthening Compliance with Occupational…


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