Category Archives: Workers

Sumifru told to regularize 1,687 banana plantation workers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 June) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has ordered a multinational company operating a banana plantation in South Cotabato to regularize its 1,687 contractual workers. Sisinio Cano, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region 12 director, said Friday their central office issued the order after junking last […]

Sumifru told to regularize 1,687 banana plantation workers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 8 June) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has ordered a multinational company operating a banana plantation in South Cotabato to regularize its 1,687 contractual workers. Sisinio Cano, Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region 12 director, said Friday their central office issued the order after junking last […]

DOLE-12 orders 8 companies to regularize workers

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 27 April) – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Region 12 has ordered the regularization of some 2,175 private workers who were reportedly employed under illegal contractualization schemes. Sisinio Cano, DOLE-Region 12 director, said the concerned workers were from eight companies in the region that they earlier found […]

Region 12 workers get wage hike

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (MindaNews / 14 Sep) – The Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTPWB) in Region 12 has set a P15 to P20 increase in the daily wages of private workers in the region, bringing the area’s floor pay to as high as P295. Jessie dela Cruz, RTWPB-12 secretary, said Wednesday the fresh round of […]