3 Mindanao areas must be ‘pilot provinces’ in VP poll protest

MANILA — An election lawyer on Thursday said former senator Bongbong Marcos should have considered three areas in Mindanao as pilot provinces in his recount protest. Lawyer Sixto Brillantes, also former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman, said Marcos, in his poll protest against Vice President Leni Robredo, should have picked Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, and Basilan … Read More

Probationary period extension is unfavorable to workers: TUCP

MANILA — A labor group official on Tuesday said the proposal to extend the six-month probationary employment period to two years is disadvantageous to workers. Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) president Raymond Mendoza said the proposed House Bill 4802, authored by Probinsiyano Party-List Rep. Jose “Bonito” Singson Jr., is very dangerous and highly disadvantageous … Read More