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  • 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…

  • On the proposal for a Charter Change

    On the proposal for a Charter Change

    Whichever angle you look at it from, the proposed Charter Change (ChaCha) will not benefit the ordinary Filipino worker. It is merely a dance of knives for landlords, big businessmen and politicians who aim to line their pockets with the people’s taxes and seek to quench their thirst for greater power. Many will dismiss this…

  • On UNSR Ian Fry’s recom to abolish the NTF ELCAC

    On UNSR Ian Fry’s recom to abolish the NTF ELCAC

    We warmly welcome the recommendation of UN Special Rapporteur Dr Ian Fry on the abolition of the NTF ELCAC. This validates the long-time call of the people. For years since its inception, the anti-worker and anti-people task force has only caused harm and suffering among workers and unionists, farmers, indigenous peoples, church people, lawyers, women…

  • Stand with Palestine!

    Stand with Palestine!

    The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU, May First Movement Labor Center) stands in solidarity with the people of Palestine in their valiant resistance against their oppressors. We support the Palestinian resistance against decades of genocidal war and occupation. We recognize that this resistance is a result of the systemic oppression and injustice against the Palestinian people.…

  • 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…