Category: Living Wage
Surge in Activism Seen This 2021!
CTHUR noted that the recent actions of the Department of Labor (DOLE) and the Duterte administration barely answer the problems confronting the workers but rather uses the Pandemic as a cover to further suppress workers rights and red-tag anyone critical to the government.Read More
Workers urged PRRD, create a body to study the national wage fixing mechanism!
FFW and Nagkaisa reiterate their call to act now on this national wage fixing mechanism and abolish regional and provincial wage fixing. Pursuing a living wage under the current setup is a hopeless case.Read More
NAGKAISA calls workers to unionize to fight for higher wages!
We know that the same is subject to negotiation in a tripartite RTWPB but then again the result falls far, far below our expectations. The low union density also compels us to call on all workers to organize or join unions to empower them to have the opportunity to bargain for wages and benefits in their workplaces.Read More
TAKEDA workers still on strike!
“Using the divide-and-rule tactic, management refuses to recognize the 60 new employees as members of the union and part of the bargaining unit, despite the collective bargaining agreement provision that says so. Then management gives the new hires a higher increase to dissuade them against joining the union,” Matula added.Read More
Cigarette workers to stage a protest at DOLE!
The labor dispute at the leading cigarette manufacturer is part of a rising wave of workers unrest. Scores of Notices Of Strike (NOS) have been filed and strikes are erupting in various companies.Read More
Employees of big Japanese pharma company will go on Strike!
FFW has filed more than 10 NOS this year. One of them ripens to the first FFW actual strike at Pearl Island Corporation at the beginning of 2018, while the second strike will be held today at Takeda Headquarters in Makati.Read More
NABET-CWA protecting members vs NBC contracting!
“NBC is training them to operate cameras, editing, writing and other production jobs that belong to our members. This is bad practice on their part and doesn’t go well with us at NABET/CWA,” Moreno said.Read More
Labor groups condemns violence vs workers across the country!
“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.Read More
NAGKAISA to Congress, prioritize to uplift workers’ lives vs ChaCha!
“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.Read More
Unyon ng COKE Femsa, tuloy ang laban!
“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.Read More