“Working peoples are organizing themselves everywhere in the world because the workers’ task remains: how to change the system in which only a few enjoy the fruits of workers’ blood and sweat.” – Teddy Casiño
Month: May 2013
“We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to His Eminence, Archbishop Tagle, for showing sympathy to the plight of the country’s workers and support to our calls. His sympathy and support give workers more strength in pushing for a substantial wage hike, regular jobs and respect for labor rights.” – KMU
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MANILA — Bayan Muna, Anakpawis and Gabriela Partylist groups filed a Motion for Leave to file Motion for Reconsideration-in-Intervention before the Supreme Court yesterday to seek reconsideration of its latest decision on the Party-list System. Today, Bayan Muna Representative Neri Colmenares urges the COMELEC to file its own Motion for Reconsideration, at the proper time…
“There really is something wrong in a system where workers are being deprived of the salary they deserve while companies are allowed to milk as much profits from their businesses. In the first place, there will be no progress and growth in any economy if not for workers.”
“Refusing to release the NDFP consultants should not be made by the government as the crux of the matter such that a collapse of the talks becomes imminent.” – Bishop Felixberto Calang
While the chief negotiator of the Aquino government Alexander Padilla is blaming the NDFP for setting preconditions – the release of detained NDFP consultants – Luis Jalandoni, chairman of the NDFP panel, said the government is the one insisting on a precondition, an indefinite ceasefire.
“The effigy showed how workers see Aquino – a snake, a traitor to the Filipino people and a shameless lackey of the US.” – Kilusang Mayo Uno
The KMU said the Aquino government has no intention of providing relief, much less prosperity for workers.