Kilusang Mayo Uno hails the Filipino youth and students for once again showing the power of collective action and militance in the recently-launched student strikes. The strikes prove, not only the unstoppable opposition to budget cuts in state colleges and universities and social services, but also the willingness of the Filipino youth to strive for genuine social change.
Muli naming pinagtitibay na nakikiisa ang Kilusang Mayo Uno sa pakikibaka ng mga manggagawa ng Philippine Airlines laban sa tanggalan at kontraktwalisasyon sa pamamagitan ng outsourcing.
Gov’t not curing real roots of Metro’s traffic problem; KMU opposes color coding in jeeps, unjust reduction schemes
Kilusang Mayo Uno criticized the planned imposition of the color coding and other unjust reduction schemes to public jeepneys, as this would severely affect the livelihood of jeepney drivers.
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More than nine years of the Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo regime and five months of the Noynoy Aquino regime have only emboldened capitalists to violate collective bargaining agreements (CBAs) with workers, labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno said today.
Workers have again proven the power of collective action - when a four-day strike forced the owner of the company producing Advan shoes to finally recognize the workers’ union and accept their other long-standing demands.
Sa ikaanim na anibersaryo ng Hacienda Luisita Massacre, na una sa ilalim ng rehimen ni Pres. Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III, kinondena ng sentrong unyong Kilusang Mayo Uno ang ayon dito’y “nagpapatuloy na kasinungalingan” ng pangulo kaugnay ng masaker na pumatay sa pito at sumugat sa marami pa.
Kilusang Mayo Uno challenged the Aquino administration to open up PAL’s financial books for public scrutiny first, and stop aggressively defending DOLE’s “grossly unfounded” authorization of PAL’s outsourcing.
Pinaaga man ang pagbibigay ng 13th month pay at Christmas bonus sa mga empleyado ng gobyerno ngayong araw, at paagahin man ang pagbibigay nito sa iba pang manggagawa sa pribadong sektor, kapos pa rin ang sahod para maramdaman ang “Cristmas spirit.”
Today is the 24th anniversary of the abduction of Kilusang Mayo Uno chairperson Atty. Rolando “Ka Lando” Olalia and labor organizer Leonardo “Ka Leonor” Alay-ay. In November 13, 1986, just a few months into the regime of Corazon “Cory” Aquino, Olalia and Alay-ay were disappeared.
We strongly condemn the killing of Caloy Rodriguez, president of the Nagkakaisang Lakas ng Manggagawa ng Calamba Water District or NLM-CWD, today at 5:30 in the afternoon by motorcycle-riding gunmen in Calamba, Laguna.