Labor groups vowed to launch more protest actions vs. PAL

A broad coalition of labor groups against contractual employment vowed to intensify protest actions against the management of Philippine Airlines and until President Benigno Aquino III reverses his decision upholding the outsourcing of PAL workers. “Protest has become the only available recourse for the workers who have to constantly resist the threat to jobs security…

Never Again

Workers belonging to the Kowalisyon Kontra Kontraktwalisasyon (KONTRA) today marched to Mendiola to mark the anniversary of the signing of Proclamation 1081 that imposed Martial Law 37 years ago and to reaffirm their vows to never again let the country slip into darkness. The people should never forget that the Martial Law plunged the country…

Labor groups cry “Wakasan ang Batas Militar sa Paggawa” as ILO mission due to arrive

Labor groups under the umbrella of Kowalisyon Kontra Kontraktwalisasyon (KONTRA), the broadest trade union coalition against massive contractualization, denounced the suppression of the workers right to organize as a High Level Mission (HLM) from the International Labor Organization (ILO) is due to arrive next week. “The Philippines is the most dangerous country for trade unionists…