[Press Release] Workers join counter-SONA rally to slam inequality despite growth -PM

Workers join counter-SONA rally to slam inequality despite growth Workers led by the militant Partido ng Manggagawa (PM), the fighting union Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) and the labor coalition Nagkaisa joined the counter-SONA rally this afternoon. The workers contingent merged with the mobilization of groups Freedom from Debt Coalition and Kontra Pork that marched…

[Press Release] Labor group seeks special audit for DAP -PM

Labor group seeks special audit for DAP The labor group Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) today added its voice to the mounting call to have the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) subjected to a special audit after the Supreme Court declared it unconstitutional. PM said Malacañang’s defense that there was nothing wrong in it since it was…

[Press Release] PNoy dared to act on Hanjin deaths -PM

PNoy dared to act on Hanjin deaths Just two days after the commemoration of Labor Day, the Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) challenged President Benigno Aquino III to uphold and protect workers rights at the giant Hanjin shipyard in Subic, Zambales as another worker died last May 1 in a workplace accident. “PNoy had once personally…

[Featured Photo] Panalo ang RH LAW! Lubusin ang Tagumpay, wakasan ang Kalbaryo ng Kababaihan! Pagpupugay sa Kagitingan ng Kababaihan!!! -Yuen Abana

Panalo ang RH LAW! Lubusin ang Tagumpay, wakasan ang Kalbaryo ng Kababaihan! Pagpupugay sa Kagitingan ng Kababaihan!!! “Karapatan ng kababaihan ang kakabit ng mga seksyong (Sections 7 at Karapatan ng kababaihan ang kakabit ng mga seksyong (Sections 7 at 23) na ‘di umano ay idedeklarang illegal ng Korte Suprema. Sana sa kabila ng haba ng…

[Press Release] Congress should check rather than support Malacanang’s ‘illegal’, ‘dangerous’ pact with the US -PM

Congress should check rather than support Malacanang’s ‘illegal’, ‘dangerous’ pact with the US A former partylist representative of Partido ng Manggagawa, Renato Magtubo, slammed the leadership of the House of Representatives for prematurely endorsing an illegal and dangerous military bases pact being cooked up by Malacanang and the Whitehouse. The new security deal would allow…

[Press Release] PM supports riders’ fight vs profiling, indiscriminate road use policies

PM supports riders’ fight vs profiling, indiscriminate road use policies The labor group Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) expressed its support to motorcycle riders who were protesting against indiscriminate road and anti-crime programs, specifically the ‘no back-ride’ and the ‘vest with plate number’ policies being proposed by law enforcers and some local governments. Hundreds of motorcycle…

[Press Release] Group calls for transparency, people’s participation in Yolanda rehab plan -PM

Group calls for transparency, people’s participation in Yolanda rehab plan Amidst reports and allegations of overpriced and substandard temporary shelters for Yolanda survivors, the Region 8 chapter of Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) called for transparency and people’s participation in the implementation of the rehabilitation and reconstruction plan. “We are victims of disasters not once but…

[Press Release] Protests vs. Meralco rate hike spreads outside Manila as coordinated picketing staged

Protests vs. Meralco rate hike spreads outside Manila as coordinated picketing staged The militant Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) staged a coordinated picketing of Meralco branches as protests against the huge power rate hike intensified at the grassroots level and spread outside Metro Manila. Meralco branches in Paranaque, Rizal and Cavite were picketed this morning and…

[Statement] Pork Barrel Regime a bane to Filipino workers -NAGKAISA

Pork Barrel Regime a bane to Filipino workers Official numbers and figures tell no lies—pork barrel, which include the Palace’s Special Purpose Fund (SPF) and Congress’ Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF)–has reached all-time highs under the administration of President Benigno Aquino III. SPF, which are funds under the discretion of Mr. Aquino, is set to…