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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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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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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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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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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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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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