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"
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"
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"
TAG statement on illegal dismissal case article by GMA News Online The Talents Association of GMA (TAG) intends to appeal the Labor Arbiter decision dismissing the regularization case filed by one of our members against GMA Network. In an article published Monday, July 13, on the Community Bulletin Board of GMA News Online, Labor Arbiter Remedios Marcos […]Read more "[News] TAG statement on illegal dismissal case article by GMA News Online"
PART 1: GMA’s arguments why TAG members are not regular employees (READ PART 2 HERE: [Analysis] PART 2: GMA’s arguments why TAG members are not regular employees) GMA Network Inc. filed an appeal Monday, July 6, before the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) following the Arbiter’s decision ten days earlier declaring members of the Talents Association […]Read more "[Analysis] PART 1: GMA’s arguments why TAG members are not regular employees"