Solon wants 14th month pay, cash gift for private firm, ‘endo’ workers

Solon wants 14th month pay, cash gift for private firm, 'endo' workers

A lawmaker said Thursday that private sector employees and contractual workers in government should also receive their 14th month pay and P5,000 cash gift.

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Makabayan bloc seeks probe of trumped-up cases vs activists, peace consultants

House Resolution 2305 (Page 3)

The House Makabayan bloc has sought an inquiry into the practice “planting of evidence and filing of trumped-up cases” against activists.

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Villanueva urges regularization of casual, contractual gov’t workers

Senator Joel Villanueva urged the government to assure “security of tenure” for casual and contractual government workers.

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Recto warns against hiring foreigners in projects with ‘tied loans’

The Philippines should insist on a “hire-local policy” to prevent waves of foreigners from taking over jobs as part of “tied loans” with countries like China, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto said on Monday.

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Poe files bill seeking to provide financial incentives for local enterprises

Senator Grace Poe has filed a bill which seeks to provide financial incentives for local enterprises. “The present measure seeks to breathe life into the Constitutional provisions by establishing a Suporta Para Sa Produktong Pilipino Program,” Poe said in a statement on Sunday. Senate Bill No. 2049 will propose a grant of at least P10,000 […]

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