[Video] Axed: The story behind TV5’s mass illegal dismissals

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] […]

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[Video] Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello, nagparinig kaugnay sa kontraktwalisasyon sa media companies gaya ng GMA Network

[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 […]

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[Video] Labor Secretary Bello exposes illegal contractualization in the media industry

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 […]

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[Facebook Post] Bukas na Liham ni Jun ‘Bayaw’ Sabayton para sa DOLE

Reposted from a Facebook post of Mr. Jun Sabayton, host of TV5 program “BAYAW for President”.  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 ALL TAG MEMBERS OR THE MEDIA INDUSTRY AS A WHOLE. Bukas na Liham para sa DOLE […]

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[News] NLRC Decision for TAG vs GMA Network (September 30, 2015)

Three months after the labor arbiter’s verdict, the Commissioner of the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) has upheld the decision on the regularization complaint filed by the Talents Association of GMA (TAG) against GMA Network Inc. (READ RELATED ARTICLE: [News] GMA talents are regular employees, says NLRC commissioner) (READ: [News] NLRC Decision for TAG vs […]

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[News] GMA talents are regular employees, says NLRC commissioner

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 […]

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