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Philippines: Strike at EPZ ends as victory for workers

19 February, 2015In a part of the Philippines well-known for imposing a “no-union, no-strike” policy, 500 workers in the Export Processing Zone in Cavite are celebrating a victory in union recognition and a concluded collective agreement.

The Philippines : Amertron fires 532 union members

16 October, 2017532 activists and members have been fired from Amertron Incorporated Philippines after forming a union.

Philippines Actions

11 October, 2013IndustriALL affiliate, the Metal Workers Alliance of the Philippines (MWAP) joined the tens of millions of Filipino workers in observing the World Day for Decent Work on 7 October.

Mining unions in the Philippines unite to build workers’ power

18 June, 2018IndustriALL Global Union mining affiliates in the Philippines, together with other unions and workers’ representatives in the sector, have formed a network to advocate mine workers’ interests at the national and local level, following a workshop in Tagaytay City on 5-6 June.

Unions in Philippines call on President to stop contractualization

13 October, 2016IndustriALL Philippine affiliates rallied side by side with contractual and agency workers on 7 October, the world day for decent work, which also marked the first 100 days of President Rodrigo Duterte's period in office. 

ICT, E&E unions focus on challenges of “Industry 4.0”

18 April, 2016Strong and sustainable industrial policy is required to tackle the challenges of the Industry 4.0, said unions at the IndustriALL Global Union’s steering committee on information and communication technologies (ICT), electrical & electronics on 6-7 April in Tokyo, Japan.

PHILIPPINES ACTIONS

16 October, 2012IndustriALL affiliate actions to STOP Precarious Work

Strengthening the bargaining power of cement unions in South East Asia

1 March, 2017Sixty cement union leaders and activists from Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines came together at the Citeureup (Indocement/HeidelbergCement) plant in Indonesia for an IndustriALL Global Union regional meeting on 27 and 28 February to improve the situation of workers in the cement sector.

The fight against precarious work continues

19 July, 2017Recent legislative and political developments around the world illustrate the continuing increase of precarious work. Trade unions are fighting back.

Philippine affiliates affirm sustainable industrial policy as a priority issue

22 July, 2015Philippine unions reiterated their commitment to promote sustainable industrial policy as a priority issue at the conclusion of a one-day workshop on the topic on 18 July.