Tags: Alliance of Concerned Teachers

BY BULATLAT In commemoration of the World Teachers’ Day, more than 300 public school teachers trooped to the Batasang Pambansa Complex this afternoon and called for higher salaries for teachers and rank-and-file government employees. The World Teachers’ Day was first inaugurated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1994 to commemorate…

BY MEDZ MONTEREAL Contributed to Bulatlat August 1, 2008 – 2:56 p.m. Government employees, teachers and workers held a demonstration today at the main office of Social Security Systems (SSS) as former National Economic Development Authority (NEDA) Chair Romulo Neri sits as the new SSS president. Antonio Tinio, chairperson of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers…

The plight of Filipino teachers has been at its worst since Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo assumed the presidency in 2001, according to the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT). Amid the recent surges in the prices of petroleum products and consequently of transport and basic commodities, it is but just to demand for a salary increase, said the…

POSTED BY BULATLAT January 31, 2008 – 12:43pm Six students were arrested while 24 others — including a teacher — were injured after police dispersed a rally against what a Malacañang-led education summit. Joanna Rose Adenit and Emman Montado of the Philippine Normal University (PNU), Crimson Laglera of Anakbayan-Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Alvin Cerrano…

In its dire effort to meet the three-year deadline to end the communist insurgency in the country, soldiers are now going on “campus tour” to try to “win the hearts minds” of university students in Metro Manila and to discourage them from getting involved in youth activism. A group of teachers, however, cried foul. BY…

BY ABNER BOLOS Gitnang Luson News Service Posted by Bulatlat.com Alarmed by the unabated killing of political activists, world labor leaders will visit the country next month to investigate killings of labor leaders and organizers and repression of the labor sector. San Fernando, Pampanga—Alarmed by the unabated killing of political activists, world labor leaders will…

Government employees are overworked and underpaid. Their security of tenure is threatened by reengineering and privatization schemes. Worse, they have no right to strike or undertake collective action. But now they are fighting back. By Karl G. Ombion Bulatlat.com Bacolod City – The government is the biggest employer in the country. According to official records,…