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Written by APRN Secretariat   
Sunday, 03 December 2006 16:20

JOBS and JUSTICE:
An International Conference on Neo-liberal Market Restructuring,
Labor Rights and Workers' Resistance
December 7-8, 2006
Cebu City, Philippines

Date & Time

Activity

Resource Person

Organization

December 6

Arrival and registration of participants

December 7

8:00 -- 9:00am

Registration

 

 

9:00 & 9:10am

Cultural Performance

 

 

9:10 -- 9:45am

Opening Remarks

Jane Kelsey

ARENA-NZ

Elmer Labog

KMU

9:45 --10:30am

Keynote Speech

 

Rep. Crispin Beltran
(message to be read by Sammy Malunes)

Chairman Emeritus of KMU & Rep. of Anakpawis Partylist

10:30 -- 10:45am

Housekeeping Announcements

BREAK

10:45 & 12:00nn

Panel 1: Job Degradation

Chair: Tetet Lauron

APRN

 

- Flexible employment

Sani Oliveros

EILER

 

- Informal Employment in China

Xu Xiao Hong

AMRC

12:00 -- 12:30pm

OPEN FORUM

 

 

12:30 -- 2:00pm

BREAK

  2:00 -- 3:00pm

Panel 2: Attack on livelihoods and working conditions

Chair: Sani Oliveros

EILER

 

- Global distribution of incomes

Sonny Africa

IBON

 

- Working hours & OHS issues

Apo Leung

AMRC

 

- Labor Migration

Ramon Bultron

APMM

3:00 -- 3:30pm

OPEN FORUM

 

 

3:30 -- 3:45pm

BREAK

3:45 -- 4:45pm

Panel 3: Attack on workers' rights

Chair: Ramon Bultron

APMM

 

- Changing Labor laws & regulations

Peter Murphy

PAUL

 

- Trade liberalization & labor rights

Jane Kelsey

ARENA-NZ

 

- Loss of benefits under flexibilization schemes

Diane Mathiowetz

UAW, IAC

4:45 -- 5:15pm

OPEN FORUM

 

 

5:15 & 5:45 pm

Sum-up & Introduction to workshop on key issues and strategy questions at the local, national and regional levels

Chair: Jane Kelsey

ARENA-NZ

5:45- 6:30 pm

Break-out groups

  1. Employment
  2. Wages, incomes & work conditions
  3. Workers' rights

6:30 & 7:00

NOISE BARRAGE & March to Fuente Osmena

7:00 & 8:00

DINNER

 

 

December 8

5:00& 6:00 am

POWER JOG & STC to Waterfront Hotel

 

 

7:00 & 8:30 am

BREAKFAST

 

 

8:30 & 9:00 am

Plenary presentation of workshop results

Chair: Peter Murphy

PAUL

9:00 -- 10:30am

Panel 4: Organizing the unorganized

Chair: Jini Park

CAW

 

- Organizing contingent workers

Jared Philips

UNITE-New Zealand

 

-  Organizing informal workers

Steve Ranjo
Kim Sung Hee

PISTON
Irregular Workers Labor Center

 

- Organizing in the EPZs and special economic zones

Romeo Legaspi

AMEN, CAR-AID

10:30 -- 10:45am

BREAK

10:45 -- 11:15am

OPEN FORUM

Chair: Peter Murphy

PAUL

11:15 -- 12:15pm

Panel 5: Workers struggles (campaigns) for jobs, wages & democratic rights

Chair: Diane Mathiowetz

UAW, IAC

 

- Fighting for living wages

Joel Maglunsod

KMU

 

- Fighting for jobs & job security

Jean Pierre Paige

WFTU

 

- Fighting for trade union & democratic rights

Len Cooper

CEPU

12:15 -- 12:45pm

OPEN FORUM

 

 

12:45 -- 2:00pm

BREAK

2:00 -- 3:00pm

Panel 6: Struggle of women workers, agri. Workers & migrants

Chair: Azra Talat Sayeed

Roots for Equity

 

- women workers

Irene Xavier
Jini Park

TIE-Asia
CAW

 

- migrant workers

Connie Bragas-Regalado

Migrante

 

- agri workers

Jose Teruel

Dolefil

3:00 -- 3:30pm

OPEN FORUM

 

 

3:30 -- 3:45pm

Introduction to workshop on organizing & campaign strategies

Chair: Tess Dioquino

APWSL-Phils., KMU

3:45 -- 4:00pm

BREAK

 

 

4:00 -- 5:30pm

Break out groups

  1. organizing the unorganized                                                     - industrial workers
  2. women workers                                                                                         - agri workers
  3.  migrants                                                                                                            -   public sector workers

5:30 & 6:00pm

Plenary presentation of Workshop results

Chair: Tess Dioquino

APWSL-Phils., KMU

6:00 & 6:30pm

Plenary Discussion, sum-up, closing

Antonio Tujan Jr.

APRN

6:30 & 7:00pm

Closing activities

 

 

7:00 & 8:00pm

Dinner

 

 



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