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Rights at Work

The paper provides options on ensuring decent and productive employment goal is included in all development planning, implementation and evaluation. The paper provides a discussion on The Philippine Decent Work Common Agenda, 2008-2010, which embodied the tripartite aspiration of addressing and reducing decent work gaps.


The paper offers policymakers with key principles that may be considered in setting a path for labor policy reforms in the 21st century. It provides for policy reform directions that may be taken in the immediate as well as long-term and also defines the publics that labor policy should be able to respond at present and in the future.