“They drove us out with force. They even used water canons.”
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“The picket lines were destroyed, along with our food stash.”
The Congress-approved Senate version does not prohibit fixed-term and multi-layered contracting as demanded by workers. Its provision on penalties and fines on employers and agencies engaged in illegal labor-only contracting is weak.
Maoj Maga, 39, has been put through misery in several congested prisons as well as a quarantine-isolation cell when he has not committed any crime.
The labor groups such as the TUCP and the KMU, FFW and other groups that arose from differences in the labor movement are uniting on issues like fighting contractualization and voting for senatoriables who support it.
These senatorial hopefuls vowed to put forward the interests of workers and the Filipino people should they win in the senatorial race.
“We have the worst hunger, unemployment, killings and when we protest and organize we are called ‘criminals.’”
For KMU and allies, this year’s May 1 celebrations has for theme “Celebrate the 50th year of working-class leadership in the people’s national democratic struggle. Lead the people’s fight against fascism and neoliberal policies of the US-Duterte regime.”
Labor Day 2019 is turning also into a major campaign day for Senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares.
“As hardworking Filipinos who struggle to support our families through honorable means, we deserve no less than wages and salaries that would afford us humane living conditions. We say enough of the Duterte government’s neglect of our plight.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Workers from the public and private sectors joined forces…
To sustain their fight for regularization and other union rights, Sumifru workers make handmade keychains and tumblers.