Category Archives: 2014

Labor Group Denounces MPSI and TUCP’s Sasin for string of Dismissals, Harassment of Port Workers

August 5, 2014 MEDIA RELEASE Labor group denounces MPSI and TUCP’s Sasin for string of dismissals, harassment of port workers DAVAO CITY – Militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno Southern Mindanao denounced today the successive illegal dismissals and suspensions of … Continue reading

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CARL ANTHONY OLALO (photo shown in attachment), Union President of Nagkahiusang Mamumuo sa MPSI (NAMMPSI-NAFLU-KMU) has just been dismissed without basis by Masters Port Services, Inc. (MPSI). Olalo is the 3rd casualty of successive illegal dismissals and suspensions implemented by … Continue reading

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MIGRANTE Davao to assist 30 victims of human trafficking

BREAKING: MIGRANTE Davao to assist 30 victims of human trafficking in filing case today vs Korean Jin Soon Kim and Catherine Arendain Kim, blasts gov’t export labor policy. Migrante Davao and KMU SMR say NO MORE BS AQUINO! STOP LABOR … Continue reading

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Labor Group pickets DOLE, Calls Aquino “Insignificant” to Workers Ahead of SONA

July 23, 2014 PRESS RELEASE  Labor group pickets DOLE, calls Aquino “insignificant” to workers ahead of SONA  DAVAO CITY – Militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno in Southern Mindanao staged a picket protest at the Department of Labor and Employment … Continue reading

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Labor group hits DOLE for unsafe and unhealthy work conditions, worsening trade union repression in Davao

DAVAO CITY – Militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno blamed the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for failing to prevent the factory explosion which killed a worker and injured several others last May 30, 2014. The group asserted that … Continue reading

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Statement on the Murder Charges Filed Against Union Leaders in Maragusan, Compostela Valley

Statement on the Murder Charges Filed Against Union Leaders in Maragusan, Compostela Valley March 12, 2014 PRESS STATEMENT KILUSANG MAYO UNO SOUTHERN MINDANAO Statement on the Murder Charges Filed Against Union Leaders in Maragusan, Compostela Valley Kilusang Mayo Uno Southern … Continue reading

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KMU Condemns Violent Dispersal of Protesting Farmers and Lumads

PRESS STATEMENT February 14, 2014 KMU condemns violent dispersal of protesting farmers and lumads Davao City- Kilusang Mayo Uno in Southern Mindanao Region strongly condemns the brutal dispersal carried by the local police personnel to the lowly farmers and lumads … Continue reading

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Davao workers picket SSS, Philhealth Offices to Protest Premium Hikes

MEDIA RELEASE 8 January 2014 Davao workers picket SSS, Philhealth offices to protest premium hikes DAVAO CITY — In response to the Palace pronouncement that it will not stop SSS and Philhealth premium hikes, labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno in … Continue reading

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Strikes vs. Japanese firm SUMIFRU loom in Compostela town

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6 January 2014 Strikes vs. Japanese firm SUMIFRU loom in Compostela town DAVAO CITY – Unanimous “yes to strike” votes from two unions and SUMIFRU’s failure to appear at a second round of negotiations make strikes imminent … Continue reading

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ComVal banana workers to spend Christmas hungry and out of work, thanks to greedy Sumifru – KMU Southern Mindanao

PRESS STATEMENT 24 December 2013 ComVal banana workers to spend Christmas hungry and out of work, thanks to profit-hungry Sumifru – KMU Southern Mindanao Instead of cheer and celebration, 138 banana workers and their families in Compostela Valley will go … Continue reading

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