[Statement] SENTRO Condemns the Killing of a Union Organizer in Cavite

SENTRO joins the NAGKAISA in condemning, in the strongest possible terms, the assassination of Leonides “Dennis” Sequeña, a veteran trade union organizer and vice-chairperson of the Cavite Chapter of Partido Manggagawa (PM). He is the latest to join the growing list of martyred trade union leaders in the country. Dennis Sequeña was shot and killed…

[Statement] Stop using migrant workers for power plays -SENTRO

SENTRO Statement on Chinese Migrant Workers: Stop using migrant workers for power plays Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua is acting like a bully in issuing threats to harm Filipinos working in China. His arrogance manifests the attitude of the Chinese government towards our country. We differentiate the Chinese workers from their government. Like millions of Filipino…

[Statement] Martial Law is Not the Answer! -SENTRO

Martial Law is Not the Answer! SENTRO condemns the atrocious attack on the people of Marawi perpetrated by a local terrorist group. We solidly stand with them in this tragic moment. We believe, however, that the declaration of Martial Law is a heavy-handed response to the situation that even the AFP now claims is under…

[Statement] of SENTRO and APL on the scandalous ‘incentives’ of SSS commissioners

Joint Statement of SENTRO and APL on the scandalous ‘incentives’ of SSS commissioners Last week, Emilio de Quiros Jr., president and chief executive officer of the Social Security System (SSS), almost nonchalantly admitted that he and seven others in the nine-member Social Security Commission (SSC) got huge bonuses as part of the so-called performance-based incentive (PBI)…