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“The labor department itself has maneuvered to deceive workers with a supposed wage hike whose determination the capitalists hold now even more firmly in their hands.” – PAMANTIK–KMU

2nd part: In Calabarzon, workers get first taste of wage cuts via two-tier wage system

Sidebar: Latest poverty measure: excluding the poor from the poverty count

PRESS RELEASE May 12, 2011 MANILA — Global alliance of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) and families Migrante International was incensed by Department of Health (DOH) Sec. Enrique Ona’s latest statement discouraging incoming students from taking up nursing because of the “decline in the demand for Filipino nurses abroad”. Garry Martinez, chairperson of Migrante International, however…

14 April 2011 Media Release MANILA — “The government’s promise of granting meager wage hikes will only ignite bigger protests in the coming days.” This was the statement of multisectoral alliance Koalisyon ng Progresibong Manggagawa at Mamamayan today as it launched a Metro-wide noise barrage dubbed “Kalampagan para sa Dagdag-sahod na Makabuluhan at Laban sa…