Labour rights

PHILIPPINES: Thirty one hospital employees illegally terminated for demanding minimum wage and other rightful benefits

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from a labour union of hospital employees, the Bacolod Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital Employees Union (BOLMSHEU), regarding the illegal termination of 31 of their officers and members. The hospital, the Bacolod Our Lady of Mercy Specialty Hospital, illegally terminated the employment […]

PHILIPPINES: Workers on strike prevented food, water and power supply by their Japanese employer in Binan, Laguna, Luzon

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding to you an appeal from the Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) – Luzon, a human rights non-government organization, regarding the plight of the workers employed by a Japanese-owned export firm who are presently on strike in BiƱan, Laguna, Luzon. It was reported that […]

FORWARDED APPEAL (Sri Lanka): Over 300 workers in Jaela fight for labour rights

Dear friends, The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) is forwarding an appeal from the Human Rights Circle in Ekala, Jaela, Sri Lanka regarding over 300 workers who were unlawfully dismissed after two separate factories closed down without following legal procedures. The two factories are Orex Factory and Jewel Arts International. It is reported that both […]