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Freelance workers need protection

IN this day and age of globalization and internet, many businesses tend to hire freelance workers to meet production and stay competitive. However, there is no law that specifically cover freelance work and those working under this scheme. Freelancers require contract between them and the contractor prior to performing the work. Pero maraming mga kompanya […]

Workplace safety 101

DAHIL epektibo na ang Republic Act 11058 o ang Revised Occupational Safety and Health Law noon pang nakaraang nob-yembre, nire-require na ang lahat ng workplace enterprises na magsagawa ng basic workplace safety and health seminar. Ito ay para i-educate ang mga empleyado kasama ang kanilang mga bosing tungkol sa ligtas at maayos na workplace. Due […]

Co-worker mo Chinese, ready ka na?

NAGING mainit na usapin in the past few weeks ang isyu tungkol sa mga Chinese na nagtatrabaho sa call centers at construction industry. Chinese in call centers are here para sa line gaming. Sila na alam ang Fookien and Mandarin were tapped to cater gambling netizens from mainland China, Taiwan and Hongkong. Ang isyu ay […]

OK lang bang mag-uwi ng bondpaper, stapler?

BRINGING home office supplies such as bond paper, ballpen, stapler and others provided to you by the company without the permission or knowledge of your superior is considered theft. Though there are work-related jobs that needed to be done at home, you still need permission to bring althese supplies home. Hindi ito iba sa mga […]

Paging all doctors: Presyo ng medical certificate ibaba

MARAMI tayong nata-tanggap na mga reklamo from minimum wage earner employees who think medical are unusually expensive. Ang sabi nila ang mahal magkasakit these days. At kapag kailangan mo ng medical certificate na iniisyu ng mga doctor dahil ito ang nire-require ng mga kompanya, kadalasan ang singil ay nasa P350 hanggang P750. Wow naman! Ikumpara […]

Tardiness rule luwagan na due to water crisis

SA harap ng sangkaterbang challenges na kina-kaharap natin in our daily grind to work in the metro—traffic congestion, inadequate mass transport system, pollution, init, baha, inflation at mga criminalities—here comes water shortage crisis. Haisst! The impact of water crisis to workers and their families is enormous. Mag-a adjust tayo ng ating routine sa bahay at […]

Chinese mas magaling nga ba sa Filipino workers?

HINDI ako sumasang-ayon sa mga pahayag ni Mon Tulfo na mas magaling ang mga Chinese workers kumpara sa mga Filipino workers. Masakit ang loob ko na manggagaling pa ang ganong pahayag sa isang kapwa Pilipino, mula sa isang special envoy, at mula sa isang tagapagtanggol ng nakararami. Although we should not discount the fact that […]

May unemployment insurance na!

DAHIL sa pagsasabatas ng Expanded Social Security System Law noong February 7, magkakaroon na ng unemployment insurance ang lahat ng SSS members approximately by June 2019. Makakakuha ng 50 percent ng monthly salary credit sa loob ng dalawang buwan bilang unemployment insurance ang bawat miyembro na nawalan ng trabaho. Halimbawa, kung ang monthly salary credit […]

Tsismis, inggit sa workplace not healthy

ALAM ba ninyo mga friends na different studies show that out of the 8-hour daily work, only 4 to 5 hours are spent on work related actions. While the the other 3 to 4 hours are spent on meal and toilet breaks, social media activities and guess what?—tsismisan at inggitan. Tsismisan at inggitan are parts […]

Problema mo ba ang co-employee na maingay?

TO protect the welfare of workers, may batas ang labor department kung hanggang saan lamang ang allowable na ingay ng makina sa loob ng workplace. The labor department orders the company to provide standard earplugs to workers if the noise level is above tolerable level. Isang occupational safety and health issue kung sakaling maapektuhan ang […]

‘Endo’: Make or break sa Senado ngayon

KAABANG-abang ang mangyayari ngayon sa Senado as our senators will determine today the fate of anti-Endo bill. Sino ba naman ang hindi ma-e-excite sa kahihinatnan ng napakahalagang bill na ito? The new anti-Endo bill, if passed, will not absolutely ban contractualization but will reverse the trend. Right now, the trend is 98 percent are endo […]

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