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…

Workers March to Unveil Response to Global Financial Crisis

Today, on the occasion of the 106th celebration of International Labor Day in the country, tens of thousands of workers belonging to the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) will pour in the streets of Manila, Lipa, Cebu, Davao, Cagayan de Oro, Cotabato and General Santos to join hands with other labor organizations in unveiling the…