Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno slammed today the impending toll fee hikes in the southern and northern Luzon expressways, calling these “anti-poor, arbitrary and treacherous.”
Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno hailed today the release of the 33 of the 43 health workers who were illegally arrested and detained last February 6 at a private residence in Morong, Rizal on the suspicion that they are members of the New People’s Army.
Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno said today that substantially increasing workers’ wages is made all the more necessary by the global financial and economic crisis.
The Kilusang Mayo Uno vehemently condemns President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s assumption of jurisdiction over the Philippine Airlines labor dispute.
As Congress ended its sessions for the year, workers trooped to the House of Representatives grounds with a big “P125 parol” to send their message of hope to lawmakers for the passage of the P125 bill.
Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno welcomed today the House Committee on Labor’s scheduling of a hearing on a bill seeking a substantial wage increase for private-sector workers.
“Overwhelming support by all sectors from all over the world, exhaustive efforts in all arenas of struggle, and outstanding display of collective action pressured President Aquino to finally order the dismissal of the case against the Morong 43. We celebrate with the people and the Morong 43 in reaping the fruits of our struggle.”
Giving the Morong 43 an immediate and unconditional freedom, by withdrawing the cases against them, is the easiest step that President Aquino can take to really uphold human rights in the country today.
This was the statement of labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno as the world celebrates International Human Rights Day today.
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