LEARN hosts public sector forum

DSC_0705Public sector unions from the Philippine Independent Public Sector Employees’ Association (PIPSEA), Confederation of Independent Unions in the Public Sector (CIU), Samahang Manggagawa sa Paliparan ng Pilipinas (SMPP), Postal Employees Union of the Philippines (PEUP), Office of the Solicitor General Employees Association (OSGEA), and Sultan Kudarat Association of Provincial Employees (SKAPE) gathered on 9-10 December in Antipolo, Rizal to discuss issues hounding the public sector workers. The unions agreed to step up the campaign for the ratification of ILO Convention No. 151 (Freedom of association and collective bargaining for public sector workers) and salary increase for the public sector workers, among others.

The forum was supported by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung – Philippine Office.