” ‘Good Job’ means a Regular Job with Good Pay “

25,000 WORKERS MARCH TO MENDIOLA ON LABOR DAY; SENATORIABLES VOW TO FIGHT FOR SECURITY OF TENURE Chiding President Aquino’s pronouncement that Labor Day should be celebratory with both labor and capitalists greeting each other for “doing a good job” for the past year, workers renewed the call for government to create “not just jobs” but…

New alliance unites Philippine labor

A new alliance of some 40 major trade unions and labor federations have united to advance trade union and workers’ rights in the Philippines. Aptly called NAGKAISA (united), the newly-established network of labor organizations vowed to fight labor contractualization, advocate for security of tenure and fight for an across-the-board increase in workers’ pay. “After a…

On May 1, all roads will lead to Mendiola

On the occasion of the 108th celebration of the International Labor Day in the country, tens of thousands of workers would converge in the main thoroughfares of key cities to reiterate workers’ demand for a better deal. This was the announcement made by leaders of APL and its allied organizations in a press conference today.…