Youth solon refiles bill protecting BPO workers

Quezon City, August 20, 2010—Kabataan Rep. Raymond V. Palatino had re-filed House Bill (HB) No. 2962 or the BPO Workers Welfare & Protection Act of 2010, which is aimed to push for the better working conditions and protect the business process outsourcing workers, commonly known as call center agents. “Though bigger BPO companies offer relatively […]

BPO exam may result in unemployment among youth—Kabataan solon

Re-electionist Kabataan partylist Rep. Raymond Palatino expressed fears about business process outsourcing (BPO) firms implementing a standardized competency examination, saying that it would only augment the burgeoning problem of unemployment among the youth.

Ecumenical labor group releases info-video for automated polls

The Ecumenical Institute for Labor Education and Research (EILER), Inc., with the support from the European Union, has launched a info-video teaching the Filipino workers how to vote this coming May 10 elections using the automated electoral system (AES).

Instead of text tax, cut President’s budget to fund education: solon

Kabataan party-list in Congress wants Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s budget to be cut, and re-channel a portion of it to fund the education sector, instead of burdening the people with new taxes.