Workers seek President Aquino’s reversal of decision on PAL case

Koalisyon Kontra Kontraktwalisasyon (KONTRA), a coalition of labor groups against contractual employment sought the reversal of earlier decision of President Benigno Aquino III upholding the outsourcing of PAL workers as they participated on the second day of PALEA’s 3-day Lakbay Hustisya today. “The presidential intervention in the case of PAL came, not in favor of…

APL condemns PAL for breaking protest camp

The Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) and Koalisyon Kontra Kontraktwalisasyon (KONTRA) condemns the latest attempt of Philippine Airlines to break the protest camp of Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA). PAL is desperate. They failed to get the nod of the court’s TRO so they resorted to violent  attacks on the lives of their workers. Once…

THE WORKERS’ PASSION IN ADVANCE FASHION

Hundreds of workers from Advance Fashion Inc., a garments exporting factory located at the Sterling Industrial Park in Meycauayan, Bulacan, trooped to the office of Luen Thai Holding Corp. in Times Plaza, United Nations Ave., Manila and staged a `crucifixion’ of the workers to dramatize the illegal lock out perpetrated by the company as part…