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Suspension of Pantranco franchise awarding hit Written by Tribune Saturday, 07 July 2012

Saturday, July 7, 2012

Suspension of Pantranco franchise awarding hit

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  • Saturday, 07 July 2012
Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) yesterday slammed the Aquino government for suspending the awarding of a bus corporation’s franchises to a buyer, siding with the company’s former workers who claim that payment for the franchises constitutes payment for their labor claims.

Former workers of the Pantranco North Express Inc. (PNEI), which was owned and controlled by the government when it went under in the late ’80s, are claiming that their ownership and subsequent sale of the company’s franchises are warranted by a National Labor Relations   Commission decision in their favor.

Last week, Transportation and Communications Secretary Mar Roxas suspended the awarding by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board of Pantranco’s franchises to a private buyer, questioning the legality of the move..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune

URL: http://www.tribune.net.ph/index.php/metro-section/item/1190-suspension-of-pantranco-franchise-awarding-hit

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