CPM DOES NOT ONLY ENCOURAGE WORKERS TO BE LABOR BEAT CONTRIBUTORS… BUT IT ALSO CUT ACROSS AMONG STUDENTS. THEY DID NOT ONLY JOIN CPM TO LEARN… BUT TO IMPART THEIR SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE TO WORKERS AS WELL.
“We want to address weak enforcement and inadequate legislation that reinforce precarious work conditions and abuses to workers that stem from the non-regular nature of their employment. That’s why Nagkaisa! supports the passage of Senate Bill 1826 as soon as possible,” Matula said.
It’s about time we review the Joint Memorandum of Agreement and Guidelines of the DOLE, Department of Justice, Department of the Interior and Local Government, Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines, which outlines the proper conduct of men in uniform when it comes to mass actions related to labor disputes.
WEARING RED ON THURSDAY isn’t about showing disrespect for Managers or being anti-management. WEARING RED ON THURSDAY is about supporting the Union in the contract negotiation process. WEARING RED ON THURSDAY is having a voice in that process. WEARING RED ON THURSDAY is protecting your job and your wages from being reclassified into a lesser status.
“We are calling on the authorities to conduct a thorough and objective investigation of the twin incidents of violence against workers that occurred yesterday. The police officers and their superiors who will be proven to have done wrongdoing should be made accountable. The culture of impunity must stop,” Matula said.
“Let us not wait for another occupational accident or disaster to happen to compel the president to act on it. Workers, who are the biggest tax-paying sector in country should be accorded equivalent attention by Congress by acting on measures that would protect and promote workers’ interests,” Matula concluded.
“Ang manggagawa ng San Fernando Coke Femsa Plant ay hindi tumitigil sa pagkilos dahil sa paglabag ng coke femsa management sa karapatan ng mga manggagawa at unyon, patuloy parin ang kanilang panawagan na ibalik ang mga natanggal na manggagawa lalo na ang mga opisyales ng unyon, paggalang at pagrespeto sa unyon at sa collective bargaining, itigil ang lahat na mapanghating propaganda para mapahina ang mga pagkakaisa at pagkilos ng mga manggagawa at unyon na kumikilos para ipagtanggol at ipaglaban ang kanilang mga karapatan.” dagdag pa ni Fuentes.
Ayon sa abugadong si Ernesto Arellano, tumatayong legal counsel ng pederasyon malaki ang laban ng mga manggagawa kontra sa management ng kumpanya. “Matibay ang inyong laban, lamang ay dadaan sa pagsubok katulad nito laging may bagyo. Ngunit maliwanag na unfair labor practice (ULP) illegal LOCKOUT at CONSTRUCTIVE DISMISSAL ang ginawa ng management,” dagdag pa ni Attorney Arellano.
Ayon kay Atty. Jaime Miralles, Pangulo ng Association of Genuine Labor Organizations (AGLO) na isa sa mga kasapi ng WAC, kailangan ng mga ganitong pagkilos upang maipaabot sa NLRC na ang mangggagawa ay diskontento sa kanilang mabagal na pagproseso ng mga kaso.
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