Tags: Alliance of Concerned Teachers

The Arroyo government and its allies have been harassing their critics — political activists, human-rights advocates, journalists, government employees, workers, teachers, environmentalists, lawyers, to name some — with court cases that range from the frivolous to the absurd. Now, these victims of political persecution have banded together to fight back.

BY BULATLAT A group of teachers praised several legislators for continuing to push for a P9,000 or (US$185.99) salary increase for public school teachers. Antonio Tinio, national chairman of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) commended lawmakers Luz Ilagan, Liza Maza, Teofisto Guingona III, and Rufus Rodriguez for their ‘determined efforts’ in pushing for a…

BY BULATLAT The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) expressed alarm over reports that one of the teachers kidnapped by unidentified abductors earlier this month in Zamboanga Sibugay has died while in captivity. According to a statement by the Provincial Crisis Management Committee of Zamboanga Sibugay, Noemi Mandi, 38, passed away because she was not provided…

Teachers criticized a proposed public sector wage hike bill pending at the House of Representatives ‘favoring military and uniformed personnel over employees in the civilian bureaucracy.’ The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) said that House Joint Resolution No. 24 will grant higher pay increases to military and police personnel relative to professionals in the civilian…

Despite being slapped with libel charges, Antonio Tinio, chairperson of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) said his group will continue to expose what they deem as ‘exploitative and illegal’ policies of the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) under the leadership of Winston Garcia. BY RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat In November last year, Antonio Tinio,…

Unmoved by the libel case filed against him, Prof. Antonio L. Tinio, national chairperson of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) vows that teachers will win the fight for better services and benefits from the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS). BY NOEL SALES BARCELONA Correspondent Bulatlat Prof. Antonio L. Tinio, national chairperson of the teachers’…

Ang kasinungalingan ng estadong Arroyo ay patotoo sa mapanupil na imperialismong US. Ginagawang katanggap-tanggap ang pagmamangmang sa mamamayan. Ang kasinungalingan ay iniwawasto ng progresibong kilusan, inilalatag ang maskara ng paghuhunghang. Ang kasinungalingan ay pinapatay dahil ito ay nilalayong makamatay ng estadong Arroyo. At ang kasinungalingan ay nag-uudyok ng alternatibong pagtatanong at imahinasyon. NI ROLAND TOLENTINO…

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…