[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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[News] Hontiveros meets workers, pledges to push for anti-contractualization law

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, […]

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[News] TAG statement on illegal dismissal case article by GMA News Online

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 […]

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[Analysis] PART 1: GMA’s arguments why TAG members are not regular employees

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 […]

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