This story was submitted by Erik Vocal, who now works as a segment producer for TV5’s ReAksyon with Luchi Cruz-Valdez. He also recently went to Marawi for another similarly dangerous coverage. DISCLAIMER: Buhay Media is maintained by the Talents Association of GMA Network (TAG), but the stories published here do not necessarily reflect the views and experiences of […]Read more "[Blog] Inside job? Kuwento ng isang TV5 contractual worker"
Video reposted from the Facebook page of PinoyMedia Center’s Film Weekly. On February 24, 98 regular employees of TV5 were axed by the network. Four of them were officials of the Associated Broadcasting Company Employees Union (ABCEU), aka TV5 Employees Union. They were fired on three grounds: financial difficulty, redundancy in personnel and qualifications. Related article: [News] […]Read more "[Video] Axed: The story behind TV5’s mass illegal dismissals"
Reposted from Bulatlat. “Management is claiming that the company is losing money but showed no proof to back up its claim.” By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat MANILA – The union at TV5 and media groups believe that the sudden retrenchment of more than a hundred workers aims to weaken the union. On Feb. 24, over […]Read more "[News] Union busting seen as motive behind job massacre at TV5"
Reposted from the website of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines. The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) condemns the massacre of more than a hundred jobs at TV5 last Feb. 24. We cannot but see union busting as the real motive behind the sudden retrenchment of more than a hundred […]Read more "[News] NUJP condemns job massacre at TV5"
Reposted from the website of the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP). The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) stands with the workers of TV5 in their continuing fight for security of tenure and decent wages amid the media giant’s attacks against their rights. On February 24, more than 100 regular employees of TV5, 98 […]Read more "[News] College journos condemn layoff of TV5 workers"
[Exclusive Video] On Monday (February 20), Senator Grace Poe sponsored a committee report recommending the renewal of GMA Network‘s broadcasting franchise for another 25 years. During the sponsorship, Senator Joel Villanueva raised some of the concerns brought up by the Talents Association of GMA Network (TAG). Dear Senator Villanueva, we thank you for bringing our […]Read more "[Video] Sen. Joel Villanueva verifies labor violations by GMA-7"
Around 100 regular employees of TV5 are being laid off, sources tell Buhay Media. Information obtained by the TV5 Employees Union from the network’s Human Resources department indicate 34 assi…Read more "[News] TV5 lays off around 100 employees"