“Why Were We Left Out?” : BPO workers group to gov’t on the A4 vax priority

The BPO Industry Employees Network raises high concern over the sudden non-inclusion of BPO workers in the A4 Vaccination Priority Group, after no less than the Palace recognized them as essential ‘economic front liners’ or those whose services continued even amid the ECQ. The DOH recently released an updated detailed guideline for A4 priority category which isContinue reading ““Why Were We Left Out?” : BPO workers group to gov’t on the A4 vax priority”

COVID-19 Outbreaks in Workplaces; BPO Workers Group Sounded the Alarm

The BPO Industry Employees Network sounded the alarm on the rising number of positive cases among workers as they begin monitoring the COVID-19 situation among workers in the industry on March 31. So far, the group recorded over 40 positive cases coming from 4 BPO companies located in NCR. The monitoring mapped out workplace infectionContinue reading “COVID-19 Outbreaks in Workplaces; BPO Workers Group Sounded the Alarm”

DOLE’s Anti-Worker Policies, A Nightmare – says BIEN

The BPO Industry Employees’ Network (BIEN) expressed its disapproval on DOLE’s Department Order 215 and Labor Advisory 28. DO 215 allows extended floating status of workers affected by the pandemic while Labor Advisory 28 reiterates non-exemption and no deferment of 13th month pay. The group welcomed the decision of DOLE to released a reminder toContinue reading “DOLE’s Anti-Worker Policies, A Nightmare – says BIEN”