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Compostela Court Sides with SUMIFRU Striking Workers; A Partial Victory for the Fight for Workers’ Rights

KMU-SMR Media Release October 10, 2018 Compostela court sides with SUMIFRU striking workers; a partial victory for the fight for workers’ rights Today, October 10, 2018, RTC 11 Branch 56 of Compostela Valley dismissed the issuance of preliminary injunction filed … Continue reading

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NAMASAFA STRIKE UPDATE

NAMASAFA STRIKE UPDATE JUST IN: Labor Secretary issued an Assumption of Jurisdiction Order on the dispute enjoining the workers to go back to work and referred the dispute to compulsory arbitration at the NLRC. On the other hand, Sumifru Phils. … Continue reading

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Municipal-wide Strike Paralyzes Multinational Fruit Corp in ComVal

Press Release 2 October 2018 Municipal-wide strike paralyzes multinational fruit corp in ComVal Over 900 workers of multinational fruit giant Sumifru Corporation Philippines in Compostela Valley went on strike yesterday, as management refused to engage in any negotiations for a … Continue reading

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KMU-SOUTHERN MINDANAO DENOUNCE LATEST AFP ATTACKS ON UNIONISTS AND FARMERS IN COMVAL

PRESS STATEMENT September 4, 2018 KMU-SOUTHERN MINDANAO DENOUNCE LATEST AFP ATTACKS ON UNIONISTS AND FARMERS IN COMVAL The Kilusang Mayo Uno Southern Mindanao denounces the attacks on two union leaders of the Sumifru Packing Plant this week, which shows that … Continue reading

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LAO ARBITRARILY DETAINS COKE PROTESTING WORKERS

Kilusang Manggagawa ng Coca Cola (KIMACO)-KMU slams the Philippine National Police Talomo station Chief Insp. Ronald Lao for detaining the ten Coca-Cola protesting workers beyond the period provided by law. The Revised Penal Code mandates the period for which public … Continue reading

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Coca Cola workers’ protest is not a criminal act, Endo is

KILUSANG MAYO UNO – SOUTHERN MINDANAO Press Statement 3 April 2018 Coca Cola workers’ protest is not a criminal act, Endo is The Kilusang Mayo Uno condemns Mayor Sara Duterte and the Philippine National Police for treating and maligning the … Continue reading

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KMU in the NEWS : Coke workers released after 4 days in police detention

10 Coca-Cola workers face charges after a protest in Davao City by: Mara Genotiva   DAVAO CITY, Philippines –Police authorities released 10 Coca-cola workers charged with “simple disobedience” after four days in detention. On Thursday, protesting workers of Coca-cola along … Continue reading

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KMU in the NEWS: Police break up picket outside Coke

Police break up picket outside Coke Tuesday, April 03, 2018 By JULIET C. REVITA POLICEMEN broke up a picket and arrested 10 protesters in front of Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines Inc. on Mc Arthur Highway, Barangay Bago Aplaya, Davao City, for … Continue reading

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Bottling and feeds processing workers protest DOLE decision denying them regular status

DAVAO CITY – On the 29th anniversary of the passage of the Herrera Law, contractual workers of Coca-Cola FEMSA Davao and Julu Feeds, Inc. picketed the regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to protest against the … Continue reading

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On Hearts Day: Workers lament continued Endo

PRESS RELEASE February 14, 2018 On Hearts Day: Workers lament continued Endo DAVAO CITY – Workers call the administration’s failure to end labor contractualization as ‘heartless’ as people world over celebrate Valentine’s Day. “More than being heartbroken due to Duterte’s … Continue reading

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