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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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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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Labor group hits DOLE for being capitalist mouthpiece

27 April 2016 MEDIA RELEASE Labor group hits DOLE for being capitalist mouthpiece DAVAO CITY- Labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno together with sacked workers of a Japanese-owned frozen food exporter Nakashin Davao International picketed the DOLE Regional Office in Dacudao … Continue reading

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Illegally dismissed frozen food workers set up camp to demand reinstatement

21 April 2016 MEDIA RELEASE Illegally dismissed frozen food workers set up camp to demand reinstatement DAVAO CITY – Sacked workers of a Japanese-owned frozen food exporter Nakashin Davao International set up a protest camp outside the company premises today … Continue reading

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Unbreakable unity means victory: statement of RMN Davao Employees Union-NAFLU-KMU on the conclusion of the strike

“The strike of the only union in the Radio Mindanao Network ended victoriously. This victory is a testament to the unbreakable unity and militant action of the RMN Davao workers throughout the forty-one day strike, and from strong local and … Continue reading

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IN DEFENSE OF OUR JOBS, OUR UNION, AND OUR CHILDREN’S FUTURE: WE ARE ON STRIKE!

2 October 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IN DEFENSE OF OUR JOBS, OUR UNION, AND OUR CHILDREN’S FUTURE: WE ARE ON STRIKE! Statement of the RMN Davao Employees Union (RDEU-NAFLU-KMU) After a prolonged period of engaging in negotiations with management to … Continue reading

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