Tags: sexual harassment

BY BULATLAT A women’s organization has congratulated the workers of Bleustar Management and Marketing Corporation (BMMC), which makes and distributes Advan shoes and rainboots, for their victorious strike. The victory resulted in the recognition of their union, the reinstatement of illegally dismissed workers and the formation of Committee of Decorum and Investigation in their workplace…

BY BULATLAT Members of the union of  the Bleustar Marketing and Manufacturing Corporation (BMMC) and GABRIELA staged a picket in front of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to demand for an investigation of sexual harassment cases allegedly committed by the company’s owner Jimmy Ong against women workers. Emmi de Jesus, GABRIELA secretary general…

It was not in the job description but kissing the drunk owner of an 18-year-old rubber boots and shoes factory in Muntinlupa was the first thing women workers had to do when they report for work at six in the morning. They lined up not just to have the timecard punched. They lined up to…