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Workers say yes to contractualization ban

June 27, 2016


  Workers led by the national labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno marched to the Labor Department’s office in Intramuros, Manila this morning to express support for the incoming Duterte administration’s promise of putting an end to contractualization and outline proposals towards achieving the promise.   “Contractualization must end. It is a bane that violates workers’ […]

Norway meeting hailed, peace talks resumption welcomed

June 24, 2016


Filipino workers led by national labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno held a symbolic protest at the Mendiola Peace Arch in Manila this morning to welcome the resumption of the peace talks between the Philippine government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines as signalled by the meeting between the two’s panels in Oslo, Norway […]

Nakashin’s violations of workers’ rights caused strike

June 22, 2016


Nakashin’s violations of workers’ rights left workers with no other option but to fight and hold a strike. We cannot emphasize this point enough in response to Davao City Vice-Mayor Paolo Duterte’s claim that it was national labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno which instigated workers to hold a strike and subsequently caused the company’s closure. […]

World Bank’s opposition to contractualization ban revolting – KMU

June 18, 2016


We vehemently condemn the World Bank for expressing its opposition to moves to end contractualization in the country. The defense of contractualization made by Mara Warwick, World Bank Philippines country director – on the basis of the multilateral institution’s “Labor Market Review: Employment and Poverty in the Philippines” report – is most revolting. It again […]

Pagkilala kina Sr. Emelina Villegas at Sr. Angelita Navarro, mga lingkod ng uring manggagawa

June 17, 2016


Maliit na pagtitipon at salu-salo para ipagdiwang ang buhay ng dalawang taong-simbahan na naglingkod sa uring manggagawa. Pinangunahan ng Kilusang Mayo Uno, kasama ang Center for Trade Union and Human Rights o CTUHR, Ecumenical Institute for Labor Education and Research o EILER, at Pagkakaisa ng mga Manggagawa sa Timog Katagalugan o Pamantik. Tumulong sa mga […]

Nurse pay hike veto damns Aquino

June 17, 2016


We condemn Pres. Noynoy Aquino for vetoing the bill seeking an increase in the minimum pay of the country’s nurses. Aquino has shown that he is thoroughly anti-worker until the end of his term. He chooses to ignore the clamor for genuine change which was aired by workers and all Filipinos in the recently-concluded elections. […]


[BUHAY MANGGAGAWA] Neoliberalismo at Manggagawa

ITUC Secretary General Sharon Burrow’s soldiarity message to the 11th KMU National Congress