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"
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines congratulates the Talents Association of GMA-7 for their landmark victory in the labor case against the network giant. News reports said the National Labor Relations Commission has ordered GMA Network Inc. to pay more than P21 million in back wages to more than 30 illegally dismissed employees […]Read more "[News] NUJP hails TAG’s victory over GMA-7"
GMA-7 talents win illegal dismissal case The National Labor Relations Commission orders the network to reinstate the workers and pay them back wages equivalent to the workers’ monthly salary from their dismissal to their reinstatement Story by Patty Pasion Published 1:23 PM, January 20, 2017 Updated 1:27 PM, January 20, 2017 MANILA, Philippines – Former […]Read more "[News] GMA-7 talents win illegal dismissal case"
[Video] Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello, nagparinig kaugnay sa kontraktwalisasyon sa media companies gaya ng GMA Network. Bello: “Iyan ay bawal na bawal sa ating mga batas, kagaya halimbawa iyang mga short-term contract like five months. They will give you a contract for five months. After five months, they will give you another contract of five […]Read more "[Video] Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello, nagparinig kaugnay sa kontraktwalisasyon sa media companies gaya ng GMA Network"
In a press conference, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello admits knowing about the labor malpractices in the media industry. #BuhayMedia #EndContractualization He told a group of reporters, “Alam niyo naman siguro ang endo, marami sa inyo ang victims ng endo e. Pero I will not put up a fight against the networks. Alam niyo naman kung […]Read more "[Video] Labor Secretary Bello exposes illegal contractualization in the media industry"
Press Release from the Office of Senator Risa Hontiveros. Hontiveros meets workers, pledges to push for anti-contractualization law PASAY CITY – “We must stop the exploitation of workers”. This was the statement of Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros on Monday as she met with the participants of the Anti-ENDO Caravan organized by the NAGKAISA labor coalition, […]Read more "[News] Hontiveros meets workers, pledges to push for anti-contractualization law"
The National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) upholds the earlier decision of its arbiter declaring talents from the Talents Association of GMA (TAG) as regular employees of the Network. In a decision by the NLRC Special Fourth Division signed by Commissioner Numeranio Villena on September 30, 2015, the 106 TAG members were declared “regular employees of […]Read more "[News] GMA talents are regular employees, says NLRC commissioner"