Month: September 2016

A kid’s headstart in playing a game called unionism

The budding “entrepreneur” Ikoy’s innocent list down of his mutual benefit-exchange with his “employer” father is very promising of what the full flowering of unionism dream may come. The future is full of hope, still.

September 30, 2016 Views

Pizza hut employees win labor case, now back to work

“Ang panalo namin ngayon ay panalo ng buong labor movement sa kabuuan. Bagamat maliit, masasabing kong tagumpay pa rin ito. Malaking tulong ang naging suporta ng bawat mga manggagawa, dahil kung walang suporta kaming nakuha sa hanay ng mga manggagawa, posibleng hindi ito pinakingan ng PPI management,” Atty Odio said.

September 29, 2016 Views

Taylor Nelson and Sofres (TNS) violates workers rights

“Minsan nga pinapatay namin ang aming cellphone para hindi kami matawagan dahil lalo kaming natataranta dahil minamadali kaming makabalik sa opisina para mag-report kahit dis-oras na ng gabi”, (Sometimes we are strained from the pressure of our managers that’s why we sometimes shut-off our cellphone so that we cannot be forced to go back to our office for immediate submission of our reports even late at night), Duldalao added.

September 27, 2016 Views

177 Filipino fishermen abandoned in Indonesia, return home

“Because of our union these workers are finally reunited with their families,” Romulo Dumalag, Vice President, Citra Mina Union.

September 27, 2016 Views

Labor leaders’ safety sought

And Remy Cruz has this to say: “War on drugs is not really a war on drugs, IT IS A TOOL USED BY THE PRESIDENT DUTERTE ADMINISTRATION TO DESTROY OR ELIMINATE ALL POLITICAL OPPOSITION.”

September 27, 2016 Views

300 Empleyado ng Pizza Hut, balik trabaho na?

“Maganda rin ang offer ng PPI, at least hindi sila mababakante habang hinihintay ang desisyon sa korte suprema. Pero kailangan lahat ng aming mapag-usapan at mapagkasunduan ay naka-dokumento at pirmado ng magkabilang panig nang sa gayon klaro at may legal na basehan sakaling hindi sila sumunod sa anumang napagkasuduan,” pahayag ni Odio.

September 22, 2016 Views

Justice for Orlando Abangan, Justice for all EJK victims!

In a statement by Billy Kyte, campaigner for the global witness said, “Increasingly, communities that take a stand are finding themselves in the firing line of companies’ private security, state forces and a thriving market for contract killer.” Kyte also added, “For every killing we document, many others go unreported.”

September 21, 2016 Views

Securing lives and properties

Mang felix is not losing hope,”Pag na pagod na din ako at nakaipon na ng konti eh babalik din ako ng probinsya at duon makapag-umpisa uli kasama ng mga naiwan ko na mahal sa buhay pagkatapos ng Yolanda.”

September 15, 2016 Views

Mais ni mang ronnie

Aniya, bagamat mahirap ang magtinda, natutuwa pa rin siya dahil sa araw-araw, kumikita siya ng anim-na-raan (P600.00) labas na dito ang puhunan.

September 15, 2016 Views

Endo matrix

“Ginamit nya lang ang kanyang posisyon at impluwensya para maging bansot ang kalagayan ng mga manggagawa sa anumang sektor sa bansa. Marami sa kanyang desisyon ay hindi pabor sa mga manggagawa bagkus mas makikita ang bias nya sa mga may-ari ng kumpanya,” Atty. Arellano told the Center for People’s Media.

September 13, 2016 Views
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