September 30, 2014     Philippines
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Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

4-day workweek ‘unhealthy’ – labor groups

The scheme will deny workers at least four days’ worth of salary in a month, in exchange for a dubious overtime pay, which may not adequately pay for their health care should they become sick or meet accidents due to fatigue.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Though overdue, CHR tribute to labor leader Bert Olalia hailed

“If Ka Bert were alive today, he would lead protests against Aquino’s push for Charter change, against moves to extend Aquino’s term and clip the Supreme Court’s powers.” – Nenita Gonzaga, KMU and longtime aide of the...

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

‘Meralco blackmailing consumers with threats of ‘rotational blackouts’

#StrikeTheHike and Bayan Metro Manila warned the Aquino administration that once the power rate is implemented, it might cause the social volcano to erupt.

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Flag-raising ceremonies kick off simple celebrations of CPP 45th anniversary

'The assemblies serve as a propitious occasion for the Filipino people to celebrate the concrete victories which they have achieved through 45 years of revolutionary struggle.' -- CPP

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

CPP condemns Aquino government’s ‘indiscriminate bombings’ of poor communities

“The indiscriminate bombing runs being conducted by the AFP under its Oplan Bayanihan war of suppression are grave violations of human rights and international humanitarian law,” said the CPP. It accused the Aquino government of being "utterly...

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Consumer group fears MRT-LRT fare hike may be announced in DOTC ‘public consultation’

"This push for a fare hike, which comes in the wake of significant increases in the prices of LPG and other petroleum products and proposals for a record-high power rate hike by Meralco, is part of the...

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Reds say Oplan Bayanihan results in wrongful arrests, including that of scientist Gargar

Bulatlat.com MANILA – The Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) added its voice to demands of human rights groups, youth groups, teachers and scientists calling for the release of UP professor Kim Gargar, who is presently being...

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Labor NGO demands justice, better health &safety for construction workers

"It is unfortunate that another accident involving a faulty scaffolding happened only three months after the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) published Department Order No. 128-13 amending the rule on scaffolding in the 1989 Occupational Safety...

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Residents resist demolition in Quezon City

“The authorities do not know that recycling plastics is the only livelihood we know. If they will dislocate us from our home and source of livelihood, it will only bring us to a more impoverished living condition,”...

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Labor supports Sen. Sotto’s 14th month pay bill

It is not wages that make doing business difficult for small businessmen, but high power and water rates, trade liberalization and smuggling, and taxes to the government and kickbacks by government officials.” – KMU

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

High-tech state surveillance opposed

The government has been using the people's money to violate its citizen's privacy,

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