By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com In the approaching shopping season for Christmas, Triumph underwear as gifts for one’s self or for loved ones may no longer be a generous idea anymore. It would be tantamount to blessing the global giant’s cruel treatment of its employees. This year, Triumph International has been busy executing some cruel, one-sided…
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By MARYA SALAMAT
The massive layoffs in the Philippines brought about by the global financial crisis and the increasing appetite of companies for more profit have exposed yet again the Arroyo regime’s sympathy not for workers but for capitalists. And instead of ensuring that workers’ rights are protected, the Department of Labor and Employment has become an even more willing tool by companies to satisfy their greed.
The employees at Triumph International who are about to lose their jobs are wringing their hands over what awaits them in these difficult times. They are likewise upset that the labor department, instead of helping them, has been assisting the German company in its machinations to get rid of its workers.
Union denounces move by Triumph International, calling it “unjust and illegal.” The workers have been trying to fend off attempts by the company to decrease production at the factories and to move these facilities elsewhere.
Ni ROLAND TOLENTINO Kulturang Popular Kultura Bulatlat Magduda kapag ang pangalan ng higanteng global na negosyo ay “Triumph.” Ipagtatagumpayan talaga nito ang determinasyong kumita. At wala namang pagkakataong iniinda ang pagkita nang di iniinda ang kaakibat na exploitasyon ng manggagawa nito. Sa Filipinas, ang mga kompanya ay kundi pangalan ng santo (San Miguel) ay apelyido…
Workers at Triumph Cry Repression