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Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

As they assert rights to a union, port workers battle illegal dismissal

MPSI and Sasin, the employers, did not respect union rights and instead forced workers out of the company to prevent them from organizing more workers. -- Carl Anthony Olalo, president, Nagkahiusang Mamumuo sa Masters Port Services, Inc.

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

KMU slams arrest of labor leader in Pentagon skirmish

Bulatlat.com MANILA — National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno condemned today June 24 the arrest of the president of the Metro Manila chapter of one of its federations during another clash this morning of workers and police...

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

KMU slams robbery in federation’s office

Media Release 23 Feb. 2013 MANILA — National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno condemned today a case of robbery in the office of one of its federations, saying the incident is part of the Aquino government’s surveillance...

Monday, January 28th, 2013

On last 6 session days of Congress, workers press for passage of P125 wage hike bill


On last 6 session days of Congress, workers press for passage of P125 wage hike bill (Photo by Marya Salamat / Bulatlat.com)

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Workers push for wage hike bill in 15th Congress

By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com MANILA – This week marks the last nine session days before Congress takes a recess for election campaign. As such, workers led by labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) tried to remind the...

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

KMU slams ‘trumped-up charges’ vs. 3 leaders

By MARYA SALAMAT “The Aquino government is very active and very swift in...

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

KMU warns vs powerful backers of suspects in Olalia, Alay-ay slay

By MARYA SALAMAT While the labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno hailed the...

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Federico B. Bunao: Workers’ lawyer, peoples’ defender

By ALDWIN QUITASOL Northern Dispatch “Though death befalls all men alike, it may be weightier than Mount Tai or lighter than a feather. To die for the people is weightier than Mount Tai, but to work for...

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Progressive groups protest Arroyo release, blame Aquino for filing weak case

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL “It was so easy for the Aquino administration...

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

On Labor Day, Workers call on Aquino to implement pro-people policies

Slideshow: Workers call on Aquino to implement pro-people policies

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

On Labor Day, workers vow to rally vs Aquino’s failure to address pressing issues

By MARYA SALAMAT This Labor Day, the workers and the poor...

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