“Aside from being a complete waste of people's money, the proposed mandatory drug testing for students and teachers could open up new ways for the corruption-ridden Department of Education to divert a major portion of its already small budget for 2009,” Gabriela Women's Party Luz Ilagan said on
With members of the Social Security System (SSS) and Government Social Insurance System(GSIS), Assistant Minority Leader and Gabriela Rep. Liza Maza together with Gabriela Rep.
"Workers' funds and are not for the government to use, meddle with or subject to undue financial risks by investing them in vague concepts such as an economic stimulus fund that has no assurance of pumping up the economy for the benefit of our poor workers."Thus said Gabriela Women's Party Repre
22 years after ‘Mendiola’ peasant struggle
"It is such a shame that while the US court found that Sentosa clearly violated the Filipino nurses' rights, the Philippine government remains blind to their plight, as well as to the calls of other OFWs victimized by recruitment agencies," Gabriela Women's Party Rep.
The continuous implementation of Philippine Overseas Employment Administration Memorandum Circular 04 (MC-04), which sets illogical and unreasonable requirements for the direct hiring of OFWs, is highly detrimental to the rights and wellbeing of Filipino migrant workers in the face of global fin
Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Liza Maza today scored the planned P25M fund for random drug testing in high school dubbing it as “expenditure for the violation of rights.”
Gabriela Women's Party Representative Liza Maza today said the spate of fabricated cases filed against activists and leaders of progressive organizations and partylists are proof of how Department of Justice and the lower courts have long become the Inter Agency Legal Action Group's (IALAG) dirt
At the hearing on the impact of the global financial crisis at the House Committees on Economic Affairs and Banks today, Gabriela Women's Party Representative Liza Maza said Social Security System chief Romulo Neri should explain the use of the P12.5B funds of the SSS for the economic stimulus p
Gabriela Women’s Party on Monday urged the House of Representatives to investigate where the P250 million OWWA fund set aside last year for OFWs affected by the global financial crisis went.