Regularization is the best gift this season for JOs and COSs - Solons

ACT Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio and France Castro welcome President Duterte's approval of Department of Social Welfare and Development Sec. Taguiwalo's recommendation to give cash gifts to Job Order (JOs), contract of service (COSs), and project-based (PB) workers in the government. However, the solons maintain that the government has yet to regularize these workers in order to realize Duterte's promise to end "endo" or "end of contract" in the country.

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Makabayan is a political coalition of twelve Philippine progressive parties: Bayan Muna, Anakpawis, Gabriela, Kabataan, Courage, Migrante, ACT-Teachers, Katribu, Akap Bata, Piston, Kalikasan at Aking Bikolnon . The council also includes personages in the field of arts, governance, mass media and people’s organizations. READ MORE

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