6 months BIR employees form first labor union after more than 115 years MB
By Jun Ramirez After more than 115 years, the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has finally formed its rank-and-file labor union which was recognized by the Civil Service Commission (CSC) in time for Labor Day celebration on May 1. Bureau of Internal Revenue (MANILA BULLETIN) A CSC certificate of accreditation was handed over to Leoher S. Ocampo, president of the BIR Employees Union (BIREU) by CSC regional officials after the flag raising ceremony attended by top revenue officials headed by Revenue Commissioner Caesar R. Dulay. The formation of the labor union has been delayed for decades as employees and middle ... more