Hundreds of workers under different unions appealed to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to abolish contractualization by creating and endorsing a new security of tenure bill on October 22.
Security of Tenure
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) remains confident in the employment situation of the country after the Philippine Statistics Authority’s (PSA) latest estimates from the Labor Force Survey (LFS) for July 2019 reveals positive improvements.
The Senate approved Senate Bill No. 1826, a bill that aims to end illegal contractualization on May 22. The “Security of Tenure and End of Endo Act of 2018” will introduce amendments and new provisions to the Labor Code of the Philippines to prohibit the practice of endo and grant workers with work security.