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Time is up: The buck stops now with the President on the issue of endo

PRESS STATEMENT NAGKAISA! Labor Coalition 28 February 2018 Contractualization was a top billing issue during the 2016 presidential election. And it was the President who made a campaign promise that the moment he becomes the Chief Executive, contractualization will stop. The trade union movement responded with enthusiasm and accorded the President the courtesy and latitude… Read more »

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Strike Looms in Coca-Cola as company threatens destruction of jobs

Today, at least a hundred workers belonging to various unions working together under the banner of the Coalition of All Coca-Cola Workers’ Unions and their allies, swooped down on the headquarters of Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines Incorporated (CCFPI) at Netlima in Bonifacio Global City, to once again protest the company’s plan to destroy more than 600… Read more »

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NCR fast-food workers lose P1,000 a month from daily ‘free work’

  MORE THAN P1,000 every month are “counted out” – called “wage theft” – from the already low salary of every McDonald’s crew in Metro Manila through an unwritten but rampant practice in the entire fast-food industry, where workers provide additional but unpaid work in their workplaces for a certain period of time every day…. Read more »

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Citra Mina under intensifying global scrutiny!

Manila – The IUF Asia Pacific, the regional organization of the food workers’ international, today announced that one of the biggest fisheries companies in Japan that also imports tuna from General Santos has launched an investigation into the human rights violations of Citra Mina. This does not auger well for the tuna industry in General… Read more »