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Anti-age discrimination advocates call for swift passage of a law

3 June 2014 A multi-sectoral group today called on the House of Representatives to take its cue from the Senate in moving to ban age discrimination in the workplaces. Various labor groups including the Blas F. Ople Policy Center, that make up the “Abilidad, Hindi Edad” Coalition, made the call citing information that the Senate labor committee is now circulating ... Read More »

Online petition vs age discrimination at work snowballs

May 9, 2014 An online petition spearheaded by a non-government organization has garnered broad support across socio-economic groups – gaining a thousand signatures in less than 24 hours – as it called on Congress to pass a law prohibiting age discrimination in the workplace. Spearheaded by the Blas F. Ople Policy Center and Training Institute headed by former labor undersecretary Susan ... Read More »

OFW group urges Senate blue ribbon and labor committees to release its report on sex-for-flight cases

April 25, 2014 A non-government organization that assists distressed overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) urged the Senate blue ribbon and labor committees to release its committee report on the sex-for-flight hearings in light of the decision of the labor department to reprimand one of those allegedly involved in sexual harassment of OFWs. “The OFW sector is very much interested to know ... Read More »