[Press Release] Despite growth, labor underscores systemic failure in rising inequality -PM

Despite growth, labor underscores systemic failure in rising inequality Exclusive growth for exclusive group of wealthiest businessmen. This is how Partido Manggagawa (PM) reacted to the twin reports that came out the other day. The party reiterated its position that “walang naituwid, walang naitawid,” as the economy remained systemically non-inclusive. The first report came from…

[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…

[Press Release] Workers belittle non-wage benefits as “scraps,” job fairs as “farce” -PM

Workers belittle non-wage benefits as “scraps,” job fairs as “farce” As President Benigno Aquino III announced non-wage benefits for workers today, the militant Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) belittled it as “scraps meant for slaves.” “Workers are not children that can be pacified with candy. The Constitution mandated a living wage for workers but the State…

[Press Release] Labor rights under P-Noy: Large gap between declared policy and implementation- Partido ng Manggagawa

A large gap between declared policies and implementation characterize the conduct of the present administration in upholding the constitutional mandate of providing full protection to labor, the labor group Partido ng Manggagawa (PM) said in a statement as the country celebrates the International Human Rights Day. PM chair Renato Magtubo find the current state of…