Nexperia workers win demand for compensation

NEXPERIA PHILIPPINES INC., workers will receive their full salary for March 17-30 despite the suspension of operations in the company due to the regime’s lockdown. This came after their union demanded that workers be compensated.

The union is currently demanding that workers be compensated until April 12, the period covered by the lockdown. It will also file a petition for an additional ₱5,000-financial assistance per worker at De­partment of La­bor and Employ­ment.

According to the Philippine Economic Zone Authority, at least 703 enterprises have temporarily suspended their operations due to the lockdown. This affects 86,549 workers. in Cavite alone.