On July 3, the various business organizations under the umbrella of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines expressed its opposition to the Security of Tenure Bill by writing a joint position paper to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte.

The bill, which is now at the desk of the President, will lapse into law on 28 July 2019 if not vetoed or acted upon pursuant to Article VI, Section 27 (1) of the Constitution.

The business organizations that signed the joint letter are the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP), Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI), Philippine Exporters Confederation Inc (PhilExport), Makati Business Club (MBC), Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. (FFCCCII), Philippine Association of Legitimate Service Contractors (PALSCON), IT & Business Process Association of the Philippines (IBPAP), Management Association of the Philippines (MAP), Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities (PACU), Philippine Society of Management Services (PSMS), Philippine Hotel Owners Association Inc. (PHOAI), American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (AMCHAM), Australian-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce  Philippines (ANZCHAM), Canadian Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (CANCHAM), European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), Japanese Chamber of Commerce & Industry of the Philippines Inc. (JCCIPI), Korean Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (KCCP), and Philippine Association of Multinational Companies Regional Headquarters (PAMURI).

 

Employers Letter to President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on the Security of Tenure Bill

 

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