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More Black Friday protests as TRAIN tax law “ill-effects” accelerates

More Black Friday protests as TRAIN tax law “ill-effects” accelerates

MANILA – After mounting another Black Friday Protest against the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Law, youth group Anakbayan has challenged the Duterte regime to heed to the…

Government workers calls for minimum wage hike for low-ranked employees

Government workers calls for minimum wage hike for low-ranked employees

QUEZON CITY— Government employees group, COURAGE, on Thursday bewailed the present economic plight of government employees and called for a national minimum wage increase of P16,000/month from the current P10,510/month…

Government is top practitioner of ‘labor contracting’, not Jollibee, Dole, PLDT, says labor group

Government is top practitioner of ‘labor contracting’, not Jollibee, Dole, PLDT, says labor group

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region –  “The Government of the Republic of the Philippines must be on the top list of job contracting or sub-contracting,” COURAGE, the organization of…

Bayan lauds passage of National Minimum Wage to correct wage disparity in regions

Bayan lauds passage of National Minimum Wage to correct wage disparity in regions

LEGAZPI CITY — Bayan supports the passage of a National Minimum Wage to correct the long-standing wage disparity among regions. In a statement, Bayan said they find no relief in…

More protests aired against Duterte tax; Bicol youth to join

More protests aired against Duterte tax; Bicol youth to join

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Bicol youth belonging to the progressive youth bloc, Anakbayan, are waiting for the “go” signal from their colleagues in Metro-Manila for…

Church group urges Justice review of Fox deportation

Church group urges Justice review of Fox deportation

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Church groups made their move over the week in support of beleaguered Sr. Patricia Fox who appears of being kicked out…

EBF STATEMENT CALLING FOR THE RESUMPTION OF THE GRP-NDFP PEACE TALKS

EBF STATEMENT CALLING FOR THE RESUMPTION OF  THE GRP-NDFP PEACE TALKS

“Jesus said, “Peace be with you!” Then he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit.”  (John 20:21-22)  As the Church enters Pentecost, the Ecumenical Bishops’ Forum (EBF) is delighted…

DepEd Sec urges employees to avail of GSIS Scholarship Program

DepEd Sec urges employees to avail of GSIS Scholarship Program

MANILA, 20 May 2018 – Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Leonor Magtolis Briones encourages qualified DepEd employees to take advantage of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) Scholarship Program (GSP)…

NDFP tells campaigning barangay candidates to behave well inside Red areas, guidelines out

NDFP tells campaigning barangay candidates to behave well inside Red areas, guidelines out

By BicolToday News Team CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region –  The rebel political organization, National Democratic Front (NDFP), in the Mindanao regions has made public its guidelines for proper conduct…

Govt workers group hits Duterte on anti-labor attitude

Govt workers group hits Duterte on anti-labor attitude

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region – Government workers hit Duterte’s biased attitude against labor for not ending contractualization as he had promised and has made efforts only to attain “pogi points” by…