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Philippines: It’s official, Covid-19 is an occupational disease in the Philippines

The Employees’ Compensation Commission (ECC) in the Philippines has confirmed Covid-19 is now recognised as an occupational disease in the country, with those affected eligible for compensation payments.

Formal recognition of Covid-19 as on occupational disease, with compensation available to all those affected, is a central demand of the global union confederation ITUC on International Workers’ Memorial Day.