To them, it is no longer just about wages –- it is a bigger fight they need to win to regain their dignity as workers after their rights have been trampled upon for so long.
Tags: workers strike
In a bid to defend their picket line, the workers sat and huddled together on the flooded ground in front of the factory inside an industrial park.
PH labor laws say that employees performing tasks that are “necessary and desirable to the usual business of the company” are considered regular employees.
Workers got wind of the plan of Pentagon Steel to reopen in the same location but under a different name and set of workers.
As the LBC management is asking the labor department to assume jurisdiction of the labor dispute to quell the impending strike, the concerned union and supporters in the capital waved “Boycott LBC Express” posters.