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Philippine unions to monitor compliance with labour standards

14 September, 2016IndustriALL Philippine affiliates commit to monitoring compliance by factories on labour laws and occupational safety and health standards.

IndustriALL Women Philippines call for improved maternity protection

15 November, 2016IndustriALL Women Philippines called for increased maternity protection at a press conference on 10 November. 

Trade unions in the Philippines develop organizers

23 June, 2016IndustriALL Philippines held a three-day training workshop on organizing skills to enhance the capacity of field organizers.

Essilor unions in the Philippines pledge to build trade union network

11 June, 2019Two local unions of French-based international lens makers Essilor meet to share workplace experiences and plan future cooperation within and beyond borders.

Expanded maternity leave becomes law in the Philippines

26 February, 2019After more than six years of intense campaigning and lobbying by IndustriALL affiliated unions, women workers’ in the Philippines will now benefit from increased paid maternity leave, as a new law comes into force.

Global campaign defeats union-busting attack at NXP

29 September, 2014International trade union solidarity flexed its muscles over the last five months in defence of NXP workers under attack in the Philippines. The campaign succeeded in overturning this company’s union-busting attack. A new labour agreement with major gains was signed on 26 September.

Women union leaders in South East Asia push for rights

1 December, 2015Around 50 women leaders from IndustriALL Global Union affiliates in Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar and the Philippines met in November to strengthen women and gender structures at all levels of national and local unions, and to improve maternal protection in each country. There is a high number of women workers in all of the countries, especially in the textile, garment, shoe and leather, and electronics industries.

Philippines - proposed law extends maternity leave to 100 days

14 November, 2015On 10 November, the Philippines House of Representatives Committee on Women and Gender Equality unanimously approved proposed laws extending maternity leave from 60 to 100 days.

Philippines: union actions at Sanofi Aventis lead to collective bargaining agreement

28 January, 2016In January, union members at French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi Aventis in the Philippines, took action in different regions of the country to end a collective bargaining deadlock. Negotiations between the local union and the company management had broken down in September 2015 over wage increases.

Philippine pharmaceutical unions to increase cooperation

14 June, 201711 union leaders in eight pharmaceutical companies operating in the Philippines met for a one-day strategic meeting on 24 May in Manila, to exchange information and launch a discussion on future coordination through network building.