[Press Release] Families and Advocates Against Enforced Disappearance urge Asian governments to bring the Desaparecidos home -AFAD

Families and Advocates Against Enforced Disappearance urge Asian governments to bring the Desaparecidos home On the occasion of the International Day of the Disappeared, the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD) vows to make full use of Republic Act 10353, the Anti Enforced Disappearance Act of 2012 to bring home all Filipino desaparecidos and to…

[Press Release] Letting passengers choose -Dakila

Letting passengers choose Last Sunday evening, as we landed in Manila looking for the exit doors at the departure area of NAIA terminal 3, we came across a group of disappointed, disgruntled, and angry passengers who were denied access to regular metered taxis and was being redirected by security to the arrival area to take…

[Press Release] PALEA condemns arrest of member -PM

PALEA condemns arrest of member The Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA) condemned the arrest of one of its members as it staged an indignation rally today in front of the Philippine Airlines (PAL) In-Flight Center near the Terminal 2 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport. PALEA member Romeo Sayas was arrested and jailed in Malvar,…

[From the web] Missing by Ellen Tordesillas

Missing by Ellen Tordisillas February 20, 2012 The fact that retired Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan has not been arrested two months after the Malolos Regional Trial Court issued a warrant of arrest for him for the 2006 disappearance of UP students Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeno and farmer Manuel Merino should have made us realize…

[Blogger] The right to strike – Carpe Diem

The right to strike by Darwin Mendiola Carpe Diem Last Sept. 27, the load controllers at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 walked out of their posts and airport personnel at the check-in counters vacated their work stations. The Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) in their official statement announced that they were holding…

[Press release]PALEA, PM hold Kalbaryo ng Manggagawa at the airport – Partido ng Mangagawa

The Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA), the Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) and the Alyansa ng Maralitang Pilipino (AMP) will hold this afternoon a Kalbaryo ng Manggagawa to highlight the dire plight of Philippine Airlines (PAL) employees and Filipino workers. “Labor contractualization, cheap wages even violent demolitions are heavy crosses for workers to bear. The anti-labor…