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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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STATEMENT OF KILUSANG MAYO UNO ON THE SENSELESS GOVERNMENT CRACKDOWN ON THE LEGAL PROGRESSIVE ORGANIZATIONS

31 January 2018 PRESS STATEMENT  STATEMENT OF KILUSANG MAYO UNO ON THE SENSELESS GOVERNMENT CRACKDOWN ON THE LEGAL PROGRESSIVE ORGANIZATIONS  In the nearly two years since Duterte sat in power, the only thing that has been regularized are the threats … Continue reading

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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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