Another World is Possible! Reject the Policies of Neoliberalism! Protect the Economy, Protect the Working Class!

Together with 800 delegates of the World Social Forum on Migrant Labor, the Nagkaisa broad labor coalition would march on November 30 to call on the Aquino administration to reject neoliberal policies and to pursue the policy of labor and economic protectionism. In two decades, Philippine governments have swallowed hook, line and sinker the policies…

TRANSPORT WORKERS STAGE SIMULTANEOUS NATIONWIDE TRANSPORT ACTION AND SLAMS DOTC AND LTO FOR IMPOSING EXORBITANT FINES AND PENALTIES, URGES CONGRESS TO RESCIND DO 2008-39

The National Confederation of Transportworkers’ Union (NCTU) stage a nationwide simultaneous transport action, from motorcade rally, recoreda, picketing of LTO office and transport strikes, and slams DOTC and the LTO for imposing exorbitant fines and penalties. “DOTC Department Order 2008-39 is patently illegal,” Dodong Petalcorin, National Treasurer of the NCTU, said. “Congress must rescind it…

GET RID OF PPA!

Workers from the Alliance of Progressive Labor joined the mass action led by the Kuryente alliance in Mendiola to denounce President Gloria Arroyo’s scheme of lowering electricity rates as inadequate and deceptive. “The real problem is the existing onerous contracts between government and the Independent Power Producers. Any scheme that would continue to honor the…