If you think everyone who works for the media are the same, think again. Here in the Philippines, media workers vary in employment status depending on their positions or standing in their companies. They are either regular employees or contractual workers (often called talents/consultants).
(READ HERE: [Blog] The Life of TV Network Talents)
Below is an infographic prepared by Buhay Media based on information provided by media practitioners from four of the broadcast media companies in the country (see text after infographic for updates).
Media practitioners from other networks not included in this list may email us at email@example.com to share additional information.
*IJM stands for Internal Job Market, an ABS-CBN Union that rallied for regularization back in 2010 (http://www.cmfr-phil.org/2010/10/20/sacked-abs-cbn-fires-more-employees/).
*9TV is now called CNN Philippines, after Nine Media Corporation struck a five-year deal with CNN / Turner Broadcasting System (http://www.medianewser.com/2014/10/first-on-mnp-9tv-to-rebrand-as-cnn.html).
ADDITIONAL INFO (CONTRIBUTED):
Employment Status: REGULAR
- Rice Allowance
- Clothing Allowance
- Education Allowance
- 13th Month Pay
- Mid-Year Bonus
- Overtime Pay
- Productivity Pay
- Yearend Cash Gift
Employment Status: REGULAR CONTRACTUAL
- Same as regular employees but without plantilla positions
Employment Status: CONTRACT OF SERVICE / TALENT
- Occasional cash gift
- No SSS
- No PhilHealth
- No Pag-IBIG
- No Bonuses (Mid-year & 13th Month)
- Required to render overtime work without extra pay
- Required to render work during holidays