Probation period for temporary workers must be flexible, economist says


Posted at Aug 12 2019 10:31 AM

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President Rodrigo Duterte should not approve a "security of tenure" bill that relies on a tripartite council to determine whether or not a certain task can be outsourced, economist Vic Paqueo says. Such a body can politicize the system and make it vulnerable to corruption, he said. Extending the probationary period for temporary workers is not enough, he says.