Workers got wind of the plan of Pentagon Steel to reopen in the same location but under a different name and set of workers.
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They (the driver and the command inside the factory premises) thought the workers are standing by the side of the street outside company gate.
Bulatlat.com MANILA — National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno condemned today June 24 the arrest of the president of the Metro Manila chapter of one of its federations during another clash this morning of workers and police forces in front of Pentagon Steel Corporation in Barangay Apolonio Samson, Quezon City. Camilo Cuares, president of the…
The picketing workers asked: why did the labor department issue an injunction order against their supposed strike, when the company has locked them out in the first place? The workers said they are not on strike but in protest of their illegal lockout. Read also:Pentagon steel workers decry ‘treachery’ of PTGWO leaders ;
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Their rights ignored by the management, the labor federation their union supposedly belongs to, and the Labor department, the workers of Pentagon Steel had no other option but to fight for their rights.
“It appears that the kind of ‘peace’ being promoted by the government is unjust, and is actually opposed to workers’ rights and freedoms.” – Center for Trade Union and Human Rights