The Philippines, not conducive to workers?

philippines not conducive to workers
World’s worst countries for workers | Image Source: @News5AKSYON

The Philippines is included in 10 countries that are not conducive to workers.  The Philippines earned a rating of 5 in the international trade union confederation global index 2019 which means workers have no guarantee of rights.

Based on the report, workers and trade unionists faced violence and intimidation in the Philippines.

World’s worst countries for workers: (2019 ITUC Global Rights Index)

  1. Algeria
  2. Kazakhstan
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Philippines
  5. Brazil
  6. Saudi Arabia
  7. Colombia
  8. Turkey
  9. Guatemala
  10. Zimbabwe

Most violated rights in the world

  • Right to strike
  • Right to collective bargaining
  • Right to establish or join unions
  • Right to civil liberties
  • Right to trade union activities

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