In an increasingly impersonal world dominated by capital and profit margins, strikes shatter that illusion and remind us of the fundamental relations between people and things. Strikes are the tears shed at the sound of workers gaining their rights. They are the words “Lumalaban pa rin” said with the purest conviction, by workers who live, breathe, and have families to feed.
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“In all the years that Monde Nissin operated and exploited workers, we were the only ones to launch a strike, and we did it twice.”
“This strike will not end until we are regularized.”
“For as long as the Duterte regime looks down on the working class and puts foreign and capitalist interests first, these crises will not stop.”
“[Article 280 of the] Labor Code clearly states that we should be regular employees from Day 1 because the work we’re doing is necessary and desirable to Monde Nissin.”
“We tried to talk to the inspectors because we were the complainants but the management, the security, prevented us from going near them.”