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Workers back Duterte’s call to pull out US troops

September 16, 2016


Joining a protest at the US Embassy to commemorate the rejection of the US-RP Bases Agreement, workers led by national labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno called on President Rodrigo Duterte to push for the immediate pull-out of U.S. troops from Philippine territory.   “Workers agree with President Duterte. US troops must go! We are willing […]

Justice for Fort Magsaysay massacre victims sought  

September 7, 2016


    Kilusang Mayo Uno condemned the Fort Magsaysay massacre that killed four farmers and wounded another. The victims were part of the cultivation activity on the land awarded to them inside the Fort Magsaysay Military Reservation in Laur, Nueva Ecija.   The four were resting after their farming chores when armed men alighted from […]

On Bello’s push for a P125 wage hike

September 7, 2016


National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno welcomes Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Silvestre Bello’s recognition of the Filipino workers’ need for an immediate relief amidst their worsening hunger and poverty. Secretary Bello’s push for a general wage increase is a result of workers’ arduous struggle for a P125 across-the-board wage hike since 1998. It […]

On the Davao Bombing

September 3, 2016


Filipino workers strongly condemn the bombing in Davao City that has killed at least 15 and wounded over 80 people. We demand justice for the victims of this heinous act of terror that deliberately targeted civilians to spread fear, violence and chaos in the country. We seek that the perpetrators of this terror attack be […]

NEDA’s position vs wage hike, an insult to workers  

September 2, 2016


Workers’ unions led by national labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno held a nationally coordinated noise barrage protest to condemn Socioeconomic Planning Secretary and National Economic and Development Authority director general Ernesto Pernia’s attack against workers’ legitimate demand for a substantial wage hike. Simultaneous noise barrage protests were held outside factories and in workers’ concentration areas […]


People’s Rally for Change June 30, 2016

KMU solidarity action for KCTU