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Church joins protests vs DoLE, PAL By Gerry Baldo 11/06/2010

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Church joins protests vs DoLE, PAL

By Gerry Baldo 11/06/2010
The Catholic Church yesterday joined lawmakers and other militant groups in criticizing the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) for allowing the mass lay off of some 2,600 employees of the Philippine Airlines (PAL).

Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo said he is “disappointed” by the government’s decision.
Pabillo said the recent decision of DoLE will deprive the workers the just share of the fruits of their labor.

“This clearly shows that the policy of the present administration is to favor the capitalists than the ordinary workers,” he said. Pabillo chairman of the National Secretariat for Social Action- Justice and Peace (Nassa), the social action arm of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP).

Bayan Muna Rep. Teddy Casiño called on the House to immediately investigate the first major labor dispute under the Aquino administration and avert the impending lose of 3,000 jobs. Casiño said that the DoLE decision is setting a precedent for other labor intensive companies to undermine workers unions and promote contractualization..... MORE

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