Contractualization

Welga ng mga Kababaihang Manggagawa nilusob, 2 sugatan!

“Paglabag sa DOLE-PEZA-PNP guidelines ang mga ito. Pananagutan ng PEZA at ni Atty. Norma Tuñag, administrator ng Cavite ecozone, ang marahas na pag-atake sa mapayapang welga ng mga kababaihang manggagawa. Bukod sa tauhan ng PEZA ang Jantro guards, sila ang may kontrol sa lahat ng nangyayari sa loob ng ecozone,” pahayag ni Rene Magtubo, tagapangulo ng Partido Manggagawa (PM) at sumusuporta sa mga kababaihang manggagawa.

December 8, 2017 Views

UNION’s, make it possible!

Now, forward ever and with abounding experiences learned from the tumultuous last decade, BWI goes headstrong to engage the coming challenges that will come its way.

November 24, 2017 Views

Advance People’s Agenda, Not Dictatorship!

Our social movements, organized along class and sectoral lines, are at the forefront of the people’s struggles. We shall continue to persevere, persist, resist, educate, and organize. We will forge solidarity with other progressive groups and forces. Our unity is an imperative response to the growing authoritarianism of our time.

November 23, 2017 Views

Church-Labor Conference on Digong’s campaign promise

Magtubo adds that since the assumption of Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III from DOLE, only two from the ten-point agenda they have presented have been acted upon.

November 7, 2017 Views

AMANDLA: Power to the People!

Organised workers are the bulwark against this crisis; by fighting for a democratic workplace and taking on broader issues of social and environmental justice, the union movement is fighting back.

October 24, 2017 Views

Trade Union statements on the 8th ASEAN RTSDC in Manila

After the discussion on the conference statement, trade unions affiliated to Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) and Public Services International (PSI) along with NAGKAISA Labor Coalition expressed their strong objection to the final Conference Joint Statement for not living up to the spirit of tripartism and social dialogue.

October 24, 2017 Views

The ground crew — Philippine Airlines (Part 3)

The retrenched employees particularly the cabin crew sought to remedy through the judicial process and filed a complaint on the grounds of unfair labor practice and illegal retrenchment.

October 12, 2017 Views

The ground crew — Philippine Airlines (Part 2)

SEPTEMBER 27 will be the 71st anniversary of the Union and six days after, the 6th year anniversary of the lock-out. The small assembly finds its occasion for everybody to greet one another and to recall their struggles.

October 5, 2017 Views

The ground crew — Philippine Airlines (Part 1)

Joaquin Garcia: “A score of our members in the Union died in the picket line. Perhaps they might still be alive if they were not terminated. Why? When we were still working in PAL, you’ll just have to go to the clinic when you feel something and you’ll be attended to. Now what? How can we have proper check-up when we do not even have a single penny to buy candies? So you tell me… This is distressing.”

September 27, 2017 Views

Workers: Defend Public Services and Reject RCEP!

We demand that the RCEP negotiations be halted until the text is made public and discussed in parliament and in tripartite bodies in our respective countries. We reaffirm and support the call of ASEAN Parliamentarians for a thorough cost-benefit assessment of RCEP as well as a human rights impact assessment. We demand that submissions from the trade union movement and other people’s organizations, based on a careful examination of the proposition on the table be taken as part of the negotiation process.

September 10, 2017 Views
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