Author Archives: KMU

Workers slam government’s Compressed Workweek plan

The total income lost by every worker per year in Davao Region will be P 82,714.65/yr or P 325.45/day if the proposed Compressed Work Week Bill passes into law. Continue reading

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ComVal Banana Workers Protest Chemical Poisoning

DAVAO CITY – Workers of foreign-owned banana exporters Sumifru and Musahamat Farms protested today at the offices of both companies for chemical poisoning suffered by its workers in their respective banana packing plants in Compostela and Pantukan, Compostela Valley. The … Continue reading

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Strike against jeepney phaseout a success, paralyzes 90% of public transportation in Davao

DAVAO CITY – Transport group Transport Solidarity in Southern Mindanao for Independence and Nationalism (TRANSMISION) an affiliate of Pagkakaisa ng mga Samahan ng Tsuper at Opereytor Nationwide or PISTON and labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno-Southern Mindanao jointly declared the transport … Continue reading

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Picket Protest at the Corporate Headquarters of Musahamat Farms International

EARLIER: As the workers declare a strike at Musahamat Farm 2 in Pantukan, Kilusang Mayo Uno – KMU Southern Mindanao launches a picket protest at the Corporate Headquarters of Arab-owned Musahamat Farms International at Pryce Tower, Bajada. The workers’ strike … Continue reading

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Illegal dismissals push workers’ strike at Korean-owned banana exporter

DAVAO CITY – Mass dismissals of workers have pushed workers to launch a strike against Korean-owned Shin Sun Tropical Fruit Corp. in Brgy. San Miguel, Compostela, Compostela Valley. On March 16, fifty-three (53) workers organized under the union Shin Sun … Continue reading

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Workers Call on Lawmakers to Repeal provisions of Labor Code

23 February 2017 PRESS RELEASE Workers call on lawmakers to repeal provisions of Labor Code DAVAO CITY – Labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno Southern Mindanao pressed Congress to repeal provisions of the Labor Code in order to do away with … Continue reading

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NATIONALLY-COORDINATED ACTIONS AT JAPANESE EMBASSY AND CONSULATES TO SEEK RESOLUTION ON NAKASHIN STRIKE

Japanese Embassy Picketed over Nakashin Strike National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno held a picket-protest at the Japanese Embassy in Pasay City this morning to demand the regularization of Nakashin Davao International Inc. workers. Workers of the Japanese food manufacturing … Continue reading

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KMU SOUTHERN MINDANAO IN THE NEWS

KMU Pickets Japanese Embassy, Consulate The Kilusang Mayo Uno yesterday held coordinated protest actions in front of the Japanese embassy in Pasay and the Consular Office in the city to convince Japanese officials to mediate between the owner and the … Continue reading

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On Nakashin’s closure threat

KILUSANG MAYO UNO Press Statement 14 June 2016 On Nakashin’s closure threat We condemn the management of Nakashin Davao International, Inc. led by its owner Sumihiro Nakao, for threatening to shut down business in response to workers’ legitimate demands and … Continue reading

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KMU DISMAYED BY VICE MAYOR PAOLO DUTERTE’S ACTIONS

Lifting from the statement: KMU DISMAYED BY VICE MAYOR PAOLO DUTERTE’S ACTIONS Labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno Southern Mindanao expresses dismay over the actions of Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo “Pulong” Duterte in front of striking workers on May 30 … Continue reading

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