To sustain their fight for regularization and other union rights, Sumifru workers make handmade keychains and tumblers.
Category: Labor & Employment
In its statement, the Svensson Foundation said Castro received the award for her “long-standing struggle to organize teachers and to fight for basic workers’ rights in the Philippines.”
“Unionism is not terrorism.”
Unionists have defended their protest camp from at least four instances of forced demolition while in Manila.
Messages of solidarity came from Hongkong, Brussels, Vancouver, and Chicago.
Ni ROGENE A. GONZALES Nitong Pebrero 10 nang umaga sa pangunguna ng Sama-samang Artista para sa Kilusang Agraryo (SAKA) inilunsad ang Luto! Laban! Sunday Cookout para sa NAMASUFAsa Liwasang Bonifacio, Maynila. Tumungo ang mga artistang alyado ng SAKA at mga boluntaryo mula sa industriya ng sining, kultura, at kaalaman sa protest camp ng Nagkahiusang Mamumuo…
Sy may indeed be a hardworking man. But so are his conglomerate’s employees. With Sy’s determined use of neoliberal policies such as contractualization, the fruits of tens of thousands of his employees’ hard work go largely to his companies’ profits. Here lies the unheralded side of his Forbes-topping net worth, the secret to his centavo to billion peso taipan tale and why labor groups are raising their placards to hail the Endo King.
The group calls on President Duterte’s government and the High Court to lift the TRO which “in effect suppresses their source of income. The lifting of the TRO would also help out the thousands of Angkas commuters, who were depending on the app service for faster means of transportation.”
Labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno said President Rodrigo Duterte is a puppet of both the US and China governments, and is also “deathly afraid of the military.”
“We have exhausted all efforts to resolve our issues through constructive means and social dialogue.”
“We need to continue organizing contractual workers, especially now that there have been favorable decisions released under Duterte which he just failed to implement.”