NATOW sends one of its officers to Korea Training


Bro. Juanito Sarmiento, Chair for NCR of SMP-NATOW and a Vice President for Non-Teaching of Jose Rizal University Faculty and Employees Union, (JRUFEU) a local affiliate of SMP-NATOW, attended a training on organizing in Seoul, Korea last May 23 to 27, 2016.

The five-day training entitled “Trade Union Organizing Strategies for Development and Inclusion” aimed at building and strengthening the capacities of trade union to promote fundamental rights of workers to freedom of association & collective bargaining.

As NATOW delegate, Bro. Juanito presented the key issues, challenges and difficulties being faced by trade unions in the Philippines in the field of organizing, freedom of association, collective bargaining and social protection of workers.

The workshop also provides an opportunity to participants to share experiences in innovative organizing initiatives undertaken by trade unions in different countries.