1st BPO employees’ summit set in April

BPO employees

Hundreds of business process outsourcing (BPO) employees from all over the Philippines are gathering in Metro Manila this April for the first-ever BPO Employees’ National Summit. Organized by the BPO Industry Employees Network (BIEN), the summit set on 15 April, will discuss, among others, workplace issues, exchange information, and create an action plant for better working conditions for BPO workers. Among those invested to speak during the summit are officials from the Department of Labor and Employment and the Communication Workers of America. Topics to be discussed include women’s rights in the BPO industry, LGBT rights and concerns in the BPO industry, and getting better wages and other benefits for BPO employees.