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Friday, July 4th, 2014

‘Jail Kapunan, Enrile’ – workers’ group

“The special treatment being given to Kapunan and being denied to his co-accused further exposes the rotten judicial system in the country. It definitely bodes ill for the quest for justice in the Olalia-Alay-ay double murder case.” – Kilusang Mayo Uno

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

Workers enjoin public to join Protestang Bayan vs rising prices

As prices of basic products and services continue to increase, national labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno asked the public to participate in the “Protestang Bayan vs. Nagtataasang Presyo at Demolisyon.” Holding of protests is the only way...

Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

New PUP president urged to regularize striking janitors

By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) called on the newly-installed president of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines to heed the demand of at least 180 striking contractual janitors for reinstatement....

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Workers call labor department’s order against contractualization ‘a hoax’

By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA— Employees who get ‘endo’ (end of contract and thus end of job) after four to five months still populate the employed in the Philippines, six months after the labor department issued an...

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Bulatlat Live: May 1 Labor Day

By BULATLAT STAFF Flipino working people mark this Labor Day as a...

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Unions in Makati and Pasay join calls for P125 across-the-board wage hike

By MARYA SALAMAT Although most came from firms belonging to the top 500...

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Labor Groups Prepare Mass Actions for May 1 “and Beyond”

By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – On May 1 labor groups in the country plan to hold mass actions in various locations as they press the government to swiftly legislate a P125 across-the-board wage increase. In the...

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Aquino Government Callous to People’s Difficulties Amid Spikes in Prices

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL “Can the President not see how...

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Employees Expose Labor Rights Violations in Bacolod Hospital

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO “The hospital claims to be...

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Dole Philippines Workers in Tough Fight as US Company Uses Military Force Vs Union

By MARYA SALAMAT Today, Feb. 22, the workers at the largest plantation...

Saturday, September 4th, 2010

Right to Organize, Best Protection for Contractual Workers

By ALDWIN QUITASOL “Contractualization is essentially an attack on the right...

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