By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) expressed full support for the workers of the Philippine Airlines (PAL) who held a work stoppage, Sept. 27 in protest of the impending massive layoff. More than 300 members of the Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) staged a walkout around 7 a.m. yesterday…
Day: September 28, 2011
By MARYA SALAMAT
The recorded profit of the top 1,000 corporations in the Philippines ballooned more than five times (552-percent) in a decade, but the average wages and salaries increased only 31-percent over the same period.
Sidebar: Rep. Winnie Castelo will ‘plank’ for P125 wage hike bill
By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA — Rep. Winnie Castelo told the legislators’ forum on wage hike this Monday that he is willing to withdraw his anti-planking bill in Congress if it would impede freedom of expression. In fact, said Castelo, “If the House of Representatives do not calendar for a committee hearing as soon as…
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“We are continuously receiving complaints from OFWs whose relatives were victimized by an extortion gang in the NAIA. These extortionists demand to be shown the AOS, but afterwards went on to ask for money.” – Migrante