Many workers at the Sta. Rosa plant have been considered contractual despite eighteen 18 years of service. The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has already released a final and executory order to regularize all 675 contractual workers but the CCFPI has repeatedly refused to carry out the order.
Day: March 27, 2018
“…Malacanang is either cooking up a scenario that will justify a massive tokhang-style killing of activists or it is one of those attempts to evade accountability from domestic and international human rights instruments.”
Military presence in Eastern Visayas is likened to the prevalence of pests in the area — a burden and a pretext to greater destruction of farmers’ crops and even their lives. Following the arrival of the military in each village is always a long list of rights violations and the continued culture of impunity.
“I am so thankful that I finished college. I am so grateful for all those who supported our education.”