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WP-2016-09: In Focus – Work Arrangement and Working Conditions in Television’s Film Production and Broadcast Industry: Issues for Social Dialogue

This paper is an initial attempt to describe the business process of the Philippine television industry and its peculiar work arrangement and working conditions. To understand the impact of the DOLE Advisory on the industry, a round table discussion (RTD) was convened on 23 November 2016 at Bay Leaf Hotel, which was attended by five television networks’ management and workers’ representatives. The results and discussions include the descriptions and structures of the televisions business process and an initial profiling of its work arrangements and working conditions. This paper also attempt to describe the relevant issues of the TV networks with the recent DOLE policy. The issues that crop-up during the discussion deals with the following specific policy areas: a) coverage; b) work arrangement; c) talent fees/wages, d) working hours; and e) and the need to regulate or liberalize the industry. Likewise, it attempts to suggest some policy options in the following areas, a) coverage, b) work arrangement, c) working conditions. In conclusion, this paper suggests to adopt four steps way forward for the formulation of specific guidelines for the movie and television industry: 1) speed technological changes and advancement of movie and television; 2) emerging behavioral and work pattern of the new generation; c) new individual contract (IC) work arrangement and d) the intricacies and uniqueness of arts execution in film production.

Department of Labor and Employment - Institute for Labor Studies
Authors Keywords
Cabadonga, Celia V.; ; dole; working conditions; work arrangements; Department of Labor and Employment; television; tv; film production; film; broadcast; tv network; television broadcasting; tv broadcast; tv industry; film industry; movie; movies; movie industry; broadcast industry;
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