Labor

  • KMU to Zubiri: “Bakit ChaCha na ang sayaw mo?”

    KMU to Zubiri: “Bakit ChaCha na ang sayaw mo?”

    National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno slammed Senate President Zubiri for prioritizing efforts to amend the Constitution while bills to legislate significant wage increases remain languishing in the parliament. Workers from KMU joined a protest in front of the Senate Building in Pasay to say “No To Charter Change, Yes to Wage Increase,” in time…

  • KMU backs UNSR Khan’s recoms on NTF ELCAC abolition, terror law

    KMU backs UNSR Khan’s recoms on NTF ELCAC abolition, terror law

    Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) welcomes UN Special Rapporteur Irene Khan’s recommendations to the Philippine government after her 10-day country visit to investigate the status of freedom of expression in our country. We unequivocally support her position to abolish the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) which has made the prospect of…

  • Justice and job security for BACIWA workers!

    Justice and job security for BACIWA workers!

    We in the Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) extend our warmest support to the employees of Bacolod City Water District (BACIWA), led by the BACIWA Employees Union. The workers have been conducting protests since January 29 in front of the Central Office of the Civil Service Commission. They denounced the illegal termination of BACIWA employees who…

  • KMU calls for protection of workers amid CNN PH closure

    KMU calls for protection of workers amid CNN PH closure

    The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) expressed solidarity with the workers of CNN Philippines who are currently facing the loss of their livelihood due to the closure of their television station. The management of CNN Philippines did not adequately explain or inform their workers about the issues related to the company’s closure. Nine Media Corporation and…

  • Support SkyCable workers against illegal layoffs!

    Support SkyCable workers against illegal layoffs!

    The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) stands in solidarity with the just struggle of SkyCable workers against the illegal terminations and violations of the Collective Bargaining Agreement during the telco giant PLDT’s acquisition of SkyCable. We dare say: this is a direct attack on union rights and workers’ job security. In late January, the Philippine Competition…

  • Justice for Jude Fernandez!

    Justice for Jude Fernandez!

    Available in Filipino At around 4 PM on September 29, 2023, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) elements entered the rented house of labor organizer Jude Fernandez in Brgy. Macamot, Binangonan, Rizal. They were carrying an arrest warrant for an individual named Oscar Dizon. The police allege that Fernandez resisted, forcing them to retaliate with…

  • Hustisya para kay Jude Fernandez!

    Hustisya para kay Jude Fernandez!

    Available in English Bandang alas-kwatro ng hapon noong Setyembre 29, 2023, pinasok ng mga elemento ng CIDG ang inuupahang bahay ng organisador ng mga manggagawa na si Jude Fernandez sa Brgy. Macamot, Binangonan, Rizal. Bitbit nila ang isang warrant of arrest para sa isang indibidwal na nagngangalang Oscar Dizon. Ayon sa pulisya, “nanlaban” umano ang…

  • KMU Labor organizer brutally killed in Rizal province

    KMU Labor organizer brutally killed in Rizal province

    Kilusang Mayo Uno condemns the most recent case of extrajudicial killing among workers and unionists. On September 29, around 4 pm, elements of the PNP Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) shot dead Jude Thaddeus Fernandez, a labor organizer of KMU. Based on reports, the PNP CIDG was purportedly serving a warrant of arrest when Fernandez…

  • Cebu workers first casualty of EO 23

    Cebu workers first casualty of EO 23

    Militant labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) slammed Marcos Jr’s EO 23 that created the so-called “Inter-Agency Committee for the Protection of the Freedom of Association and Right to Organize of Workers.” The labor group said that the implementation of the order proves otherwise – it is a monster preying on workers’ rights and not…

  • Unite with the workers of Nexperia Philippines

    Unite with the workers of Nexperia Philippines

    FIGHT RETRENCHMENT! RESIST AND FRUSTRATE THE ATTACK ON OUR UNIONS! On September 22, 2023, the management of Nexperia announced that eight (8) workers, including three (3) union officials, working at the Sensors Department, which faces an impending closure, will be dismissed through mandatory separation. Last February, Nexperia announced the gradual closure of its Sensors Department…