By DEE AYROSO
Day: November 25, 2019
“The real reason why Duterte fired her was because she wanted to change the conduct of the failed drug war. She wanted to expose corruption and other misdeeds. She wanted an end to extra-judicial killings. Duterte did not want those. And so Robredo had to go.”
The labor violations experienced by the workers include 14-hour shifts without overtime pay, contractualization, union busting, among others. While the workers celebrate the release of the Regent 23 through the help of Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto, RFWU has been mired in debt for payment of bail amounting to P300,000 (US $5,890).