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21 Jun 2020

Lian Buan, Rappler

Philippines ranked as one of the worst worst violators of workers' rights, as ITUC reports global abuses at seven-year high

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"PH again lands on global top 10 worst countries for workers," 20 June 2020

The Philippines once again landed on the top 10 list of worst countries for working people, according to the 2020 global rights index of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). The 10 countries in the dishonorable roll are: Bangladesh, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Honduras, India, Kazakhstan, Philippines, Turkey and Zimbabwe.

The ITUC said the situation in the Philippines where unionists are killed, subjected to violence, arrested, and where unions are busted systematically. The ITUC noted the rampant red-tagging of unionists, a practice of state authorities branding unionists and other activists of being fronts of communist rebels...