LABOR URGED TO USE LABOR VOTE TO ADVANCE LABOR AGENDA

Globalization continues to wreak havoc over the working class. The unfettered market forces it unleashed have resulted to a steep decline in the country’s industrial and agricultural sector, precipitating a massive unemployment crisis and widespread poverty. This is exacerbated by the widespread use and abuse of precarious forms of employment. At the same time, labor…

Labor Challenges Presidential Candidates to Adopt Labor Agenda

Major labor unions and federations want workers’ representatives to be appointed as undersecretary in key government agencies like the Labor, Trade, Housing, Transportation and Environment Departments to ensure transparency particularly in areas affecting the labor sector. This is among the labor unities agreed upon by 26 labor groups and alliances to be presented to leading…

Wala pa ring Soberenya Sistema pa rin and problema *

Tens of thousands of workers belonging to the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) together with the broad alliance called Task Force May 1 marched in the streets of Manila, Cebu, Cagayan de Oro, and Davao to commemorate the centennial anniversary of Labor Day in the Philippines. A hundred years ago, the Union Obrera Democratico de…

TASK FORCE MAY 1 Manifesto

A hundred years ago on the first of May, 100,000 men and women laborers, peasants and fisherfolks marched to Malacañang. Led by the Union Obrera Democratico de Filipinas, this significant event led to the appropriation of May 1 for thecommemoration and celebration of the struggle of the working class. In that historic march, they were…