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UP hosts 1st Global Labour University Asia Alumni Workshop

Photo by Bong Arboleda (UPSIO).
The University of the Philippines hosted the first Global Labour University Asia Alumni Workshop where international and local labor scholars, trade union leaders and experts gathered at the week-long workshop, which opened on Aug. 8 at the Bonifacio Hall, UP School of Labor and Industrial Relations (UP SOLAIR), Diliman, Quezon City.
The workshop had as its theme, “Confronting Precarious Work in Asia: The Role of Labour Market Institutions and Trade Unions.”
In the workshop rationale, the following was stated, “The current processes of neoliberal economic growth in the Asian region, predicated by free trade and investment agreements and …

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Convergence in Work Systems, ASEAN Integration and Implications to Professional Practice

UP Vice President for Administration Maragtas SV Amante.
With the global movement of capital, people and resource issues in work and employment, as well as labor and capital relations, have become prominent. How would people, technology and resources from various countries and cultures  effectively produce desired results? How would the gains or losses arising from competition be shared through improvements in income distribution and living standards? In what areas of work systems—hiring, job design, employment terms and conditions, compensation, skills development, social security and disputes settlement—will there be more convergence?
These questions have been asked during many periods of industrial history, and …

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Dangal at Husay Mula sa Kawani, Para sa Kawani Tungong Internasyonalisasyon

Tungkulin ng Campus Maintenance Office (CMO) ang pangalagaan ang mga gusali at pisikal na kapaligiran ng UP Diliman. Isang sangay nito ang Grounds Service and Arboretum Division (GSAD). Bahagi ng komprehensibong gawain nito ang pangangalaga ng park at garden, nursery at arboretum at beautification at landscaping.
Ang mga serbisyong ito ay mahigit dalawang dekada nang trabaho ni Mang Rogelio. Siya ay regular na manggagawa na may salary grade 4 (sagad). Sa kakapusan ng sahod, kabi-kabila ang kanyang loan na malaking bahagi ng mga kaltas sa kaniyang sahod. Kung kaya may take-home pay na lamang siya na Php400-600 kada linggo.
Ilang taon na …

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Message from President Alfredo E. Pascual

To the members of the university community, particularly to our new alumni:
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Bureau of Labor Relations has released a series of videos which may be helpful to you as you pursue your chosen paths after your years in the university.
These videos will guide you as you prepare your application for the institutions and organizations where you believe you will be able to best pursue your dreams. They will also aid you in establishing your own livelihood should you find it fitting for you to blaze your own trail in your chosen profession.
I am confident …

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