THE PETITION

Here is the copy of the proposed petition.

DOWNLOAD PETITION

Please READ CAREFULLY before signing the petition.

Here is the summary points of the petition and the people’s franchise bill:

SUMMARY OF PETITION AND PROPOSED FRANCHISE LAW

The petition is a PROPOSED LAW which grants ABS-CBN a FRANCHISE.


FREQUENCY AND OPERATIONS: The proposed law gives them back their frequency, allows them to operate, bring back the jobs, and continue to deliver public service.


PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY: It also emphasizes ABS-CBN’s responsibility to the public in reaching the population to deliver important public issues; in providing sound and balanced programming, and functions in the delivery of public information, news, and education


CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT: It gives ABS-CBN a chance to do better in its shortcomings, particularly with respect to its workers. The proposed law includes a provision on respect for workers’ rights.


ACCOUNTABILITY: It strengthens measures in holding the grantee accountable for any possible non-compliance with laws and regulations, particularly its obligations to its workers and its reportorial requirements to Congress.


DUE PROCESS: The proposed law ensures that any action against ABS-CBN in relation to this franchise satisfies the requirements on due process, remains fair, and does not unduly threaten the rights and livelihood of its stakeholders, as well as the interest of the public.

PIRMA NA!