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Fast track of agreement on socio-economic reforms welcomed

August 26, 2016

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  National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno welcomed the positive developments in the peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.   “Workers are jubilant over the positive developments in the GPH-NDFP peace talks. We are hopeful that the efforts of both panels would pave the way […]

Dismissal of LRT workers slammed

August 26, 2016


  National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno led railroad and other industrial workers in a picket-protest at the Department of Transportation (DOTr) office in Ortigas to demand the reinstatement of the unjustly dismissed workers of the Light Rail Transit. The Light Rail Manila Corporation dismissed 41 of its workers last June to make-up for the government-run […]

Junking of pro-contractualization DO 18-A sought

August 19, 2016

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  Over a thousand workers led by national labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno trooped to the Department of Labor and Employment office to present the labor sector’s proposals on how to end contractualization in a protest-dialogue with Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod.   “We welcome the labor department’s efforts to minimize the rampant contractualization in the country. […]

NDFP consultant Adelberto Silva’s release hailed

August 18, 2016


  Filipino workers are jubilant over the release of National Democratic Front of the Philippines peace consultant and labor rights defender Adelberto Silva after more than a year of illegal detention. We hope that the release of Silva and other NDFP consultants would pave way for an unhindered resumption of the long-stalled peace talks between […]

Marcos is a fascist dictator not a hero

August 18, 2016


  National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno called on President Rodrigo Duterte to renounce his decision to give Ferdinand Marcos a hero’s burial at the Libingan ng mga Bayani saying the late dictator was a murderer and a thief not a hero. “Marcos is a murderer and a thief not a hero. We reject any […]

NDFP Consultants’ release on bail welcomed

August 12, 2016


  Workers welcome the granting of Motion for Release on Bail for NDFP consultants and labor rights defenders Adelberto Silva, Rafael Baylosis, and Benito and Wilma Tiamzon by the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 32. We hope that this would pave the way for their immediate release from unjust and illegal detention.   Their release […]


People’s Rally for Change June 30, 2016

KMU solidarity action for KCTU