Category: Labor & Employment

Canada bills itself as a country that defends human rights. But many caregivers in this “land of opportunity” do not believe so. They have sad stories to tell. By Edwin C. Mercurio Bulatlat.com TORONTO, Canada – Canada bills itself as a country that defends human rights. But many caregivers in this “land of opportunity” do…

BULATLAT INVESTIGATIVE REPORT Farm workers of Hacienda Luisita dispute the claim by the Cojuangcos that SDO has been good for their thousands of farm workers. Farm workers say they have been losing their jobs, receiving pitiable pay and may lose their own homes, too. BY DABET CASTAÑDA Bulatlat.com (Second of two parts / Read the…

BULATLAT INVESTIGATIVE REPORT The Versolas continue to support the strike, visiting the picket line to watch documentaries on the massacre, help in the kitchen chores or just exchange views with anyone. Mang Pering says that their forefathers’ struggle to finally own the land that is rightfully theirs rages on. BY DABET CASTAÑEDA Bulatlat.com (First of…