Trade unions in the Philippines

NYC event on trade union movement in the Philippines

Published by rudy Date posted on April 14, 2019

By staff | April 14, 2019 New York, NY – Forty activists gathered on Friday, April 12, at The People’s Forum in New York City for an event on the Philippines labor movement hosted by BAYAN USA and Mission to End Modern Day Slavery. The program, titled, “Breaking the Chains: A Sharing on the Philippines…

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Teachers rebel vs union, form new group

Published by rudy Date posted on May 2, 2018

by Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 02, 2018 The militant teachers’ union Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) faced a rebellion as some 3,000 public school teachers in the National Capital Region (NCR) bolted the group and formed their own union that its founders called DepEd Teachers Union-National Capital Region-National Labor Union (DTU-NCR-NLU).

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Labor unions to take legal action against AFP threats

Published by rudy Date posted on February 3, 2018

by IVY JEAN S. TUPAS, Davao Today, Feb 3, 2018 DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Labor unions has condemned as “brazen acts” of the government military which they disclosed as having issued threats anew against union members.

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Korean banana firm loses $200,000 due to labor strike

Published by rudy Date posted on May 9, 2017

By JULIET C. REVITA, Sun Star, May 9, 2017 A KOREAN banana firm in Compostela Valley has lost over $200,000 due to a month-long labor strike staged by former employees and the Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU), prompting them to stop their regular operation. Shinsun Tropical Fruit Corporation President Angel Febre told reporters on Tuesday, May…

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Workers seek salary hike, end to ‘endo’

Published by rudy Date posted on May 2, 2017

By JP LOPEZ, Malaya, May 2, 2017 THOUSANDS of protesters from moderate groups to militant organizations marked the first Labor Day under President Duterte’s watch by marching under the scorching sun yesterday to demand a nationwide P750 minimum wage and an end to all kinds of contractualization.

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Labor Day: Workers rage but no effigy burning

Published by rudy Date posted on May 2, 2017

By: the Inquirer Bureaus, Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 02, 2017 Duterte Cabinet members join Labor Day protestNews For the first time in recent history, the Labor Day rally in Davao City, hometown of President Duterte, its longtime mayor, had no effigy of the incumbent president.

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Workers seek pay hike on Labor Day

Published by rudy Date posted on May 1, 2017

By: Jerome Aning, Nestor P. Burgos Jr., Philippine Daily Inquirer , May 01, 2017 Thousands of workers and other protesters, including at least 8,000 in Western Visayas, will join Labor Day rallies on Monday to press for higher wages, job security and an end to labor contractualization.

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Feb 20 – World Day of Social Justice

“Living wages for social justice.”

 

Continuing
Solidarity with CTU Myanmar,
trade unions around the world,
for democracy in Myanmar,
with the daily protests of
people in Myanmar against
the military coup and
continuing oppression.

 

Accept National Unity Government
(NUG) of Myanmar.
Reject Military!

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