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Duterte signs EO on ‘endo’

Duterte signs EO on ‘endo’

The days of employers engaged in illegal contractualization are “numbered” after President Duterte signed an executive order seeking to stop end-of-contract scheme or “endo” that deprives workers of job security.

In keeping with his promise, President Duterte has directed Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III to amend a department order that will end all forms of contractualization and restore the norm of employment contracts through direct hiring.

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Government peace panel chairperson Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III yesterday backed the decision of President Duterte to lift the government ceasefire with the communist rebel group.

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Some 451 workers around Central Visayas are set to benefit from over P2 million in livelihood assistance released by the Department of Labor and Employment to 10 community-based enterprises (CBE’s) in Cebu under the agency’s Integrated Livelihood Program (ILP).

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WASHINGTON (AFP) – India, Bangladesh and the Philippines lead the world in the number of products made by child workers, a US government stock-taking of the global scale of under-aged labor revealed Monday. Some 130 types of goods – from building bricks and soccer balls to pornography and rare ores used in cellphones – involve […]

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