[Press Release] Tucuma residents welcome suspension of demolitions but wants moratorium extended till housing program reformed -Tucuma Federation

Tucuma residents welcome suspension of demolitions but wants moratorium extended till housing program reformed The residents of the depressed community of Tucuma in Barangay Merville, Parañaque who have been preparing to fight off an eviction heaved a sigh of relief and welcomed the temporary suspension of demolitions ordered by DILG Secretary Jesse Robredo hours after…

[Press Release] Urban poor group condemns violent Paranaque demolition, use of deadly force -Alyansa ng Maralitang Pilipino

Urban poor group condemns violent Paranaque demolition, use of deadly force The urban poor group Alyansa ng Maralitang Pilipino (AMP) and the labor party Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) condemned the violent demolition at the Silverio Compound in Paranaque and assailed the use of deadly force by the police. “Heads must roll for the death of…

[Press Release] Labor dispute erupts anew at PAL – PALEA

Labor relations at Philippine Airlines (PAL) promises to become stormy again like the weather as the union Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA) is opposing the national flag carrier’s plan to employ contractual workers of a service provider on June 16. PALEA returns to the streets tomorrow with a motorcade around the airport area to drum…

[Press Release] PM calls on Pacquiao to reconsider anti-RH stand

The Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) mobilized its members for lobbying with the Reproductive Health Advocacy Network (RHAN) at the House of Representatives in Batasan, Quezon City.  Hundreds of women trooped to Congress to support Rep. Edcel C. Lagman’s sponsorship speech for the RH bill. “Insisting that Filipinos religiously follow the Catholic Church’s outmoded doctrine on…

[In the news] More groups junk P13 wage hike offer | Sun.Star

More groups junk P13 wage hike offer | Sun.Star. MANILA — Militant labor groups on Friday assailed what they saw as connivance of the government and the business sector against a “fair” wage increase. “They harp the same old classic blackmail against wage increase; that it is inflationary, that it will cause retrenchments, and that…

[From the web] P-Noys’ Job fairs: A “moro moro” scheme of the worst kind! ‘Pantawid sa Kalsada! Panlilinlang sa masa! – bukluranngmanggagawangpilipino.blogspot.com

Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP) May 1 Labor Day Press Statement. Source: http://bukluranngmanggagawangpilipino.blogspot.com/ “Sobra na! Tama na! Pahirap sa masa, Wakasan na!”, slogans shouted by thousands of workers belonging to the biggest contingent Sanlakas-PLM bloc heeded for Mendiola for a concelebrated mass with other labor groups. The P-Noy administration showcase of pursuing job fairs in…