We condemn the illegal dismissal of 24 union leaders in one of the biggest electronics manufacturer in the country. NXP management’s repressive action is a deadly attack on the workers’ basic rights. read full article »
A Manila-based health and safety organization on Sunday listed the local construction and mining sectors as among the deadliest industries for Filipino workers as it also sought the Aquino administration’s accountability over rising work-related accidents in the country. read full article »
Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) has devastated millions of lives in the Philippines. Recorded as one of the strongest typhoons to hit the Philippines, Yolanda left a string of devastation, with thousands dead and missing and millions affected.
The Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development extends its deepest condelences to the family of Jimmy Remonde, the construction worker who died when a scaffolding in a construction site in Paranaque City collapsed yesterday morning. read full article »
The Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Development commends the efforts of Sen. Nancy Binay in filing a bill to give mall workers a 15-minute break every two hours. Legislators of Gabriela Women’s Party in the Lower House have filed similar bills in the past to help workers cope with the ill effects of prolonged standing. Sen. read full article »