“Ginigisa talaga tayo ng mga kumpanyang ito sa sarili nating mantika,tayo pa pinabili ng bawang at sibuyas.” (They’re cooking us indeed in our own fat. And they even make us pay for the other ingredients.)
Supreme Court urged to stop water firms’ ‘illegal’ pass-on charges
The attendant “novel” issues they also raised include the urgent need to stop Finance Secretary Cezar Purisima and President Benigno Aquino III from paying out of the national coffers any amount to Maynilad and Manila Water for alleged damage claims against the Sovereign Guarantee.
Aquino’s new labor laws viewed as ‘Trojan horse’ vs workers
The two newly-signed labor laws mandating tripartism and compulsory arbitration effectively weaken unions and their power of collective action to bargain for better working conditions.