Daily Archives: January 19, 2014

Davao workers picket SSS, Philhealth Offices to Protest Premium Hikes

MEDIA RELEASE 8 January 2014 Davao workers picket SSS, Philhealth offices to protest premium hikes DAVAO CITY — In response to the Palace pronouncement that it will not stop SSS and Philhealth premium hikes, labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno in … Continue reading

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Strikes vs. Japanese firm SUMIFRU loom in Compostela town

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6 January 2014 Strikes vs. Japanese firm SUMIFRU loom in Compostela town DAVAO CITY – Unanimous “yes to strike” votes from two unions and SUMIFRU’s failure to appear at a second round of negotiations make strikes imminent … Continue reading

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ComVal banana workers to spend Christmas hungry and out of work, thanks to greedy Sumifru – KMU Southern Mindanao

PRESS STATEMENT 24 December 2013 ComVal banana workers to spend Christmas hungry and out of work, thanks to profit-hungry Sumifru – KMU Southern Mindanao Instead of cheer and celebration, 138 banana workers and their families in Compostela Valley will go … Continue reading

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Strike Against the Repressive, Greedy Radio Broadcasting Network

Press Statement July 16, 2012 Strike against the repressive, greedy radio broadcasting network The RMN Davao Employees Union launched a strike July 10, 2012, nearly two years after it entered into Collective Bargaining negotiations with the Radio Mindanao Network management. … Continue reading

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P-NOY’s Visit in Davao Met with Workers’ Protest

Press Release May 18, 2011 P-NOY’s visit in Davao met with workers’ protest Davao City – P-Noy’s visit here in the City today was met with protest from various sectors including the workers who have called for the immediate passage … Continue reading

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Coco workers’ strike averted with compromise agreement; union gains victory but

PRESS RELEASE May 16, 2011 Coco workers’ strike averted with compromise agreement; union gains victory but…. Davao City- Averting a possible crippling strike and two months after they staged daily picket demonstrations against union-busting, the Kahugpungan sa Trabahante sa Superstar … Continue reading

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KMU cries foul vs. lay-off of 93 port workers

PRESS RELEASE May 15, 2011 KMU cries foul vs.  lay-off of 93 port workers Davao City-  Ten days after marking the International Labor Day last May 1, union workers of Filipinas Port Services Inc., were dismayed when they learned that 93 … Continue reading

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