charter change

  • 25 Years of VFA: Military intervention to ensure imperialist plunder

    25 Years of VFA: Military intervention to ensure imperialist plunder

    25 Years of VFA: Military intervention to ensure imperialist plunder Kilusang Mayo Uno urges all Filipino workers and people to lead and amplify the resistance against foreign military intervention and imperialist plunder as we commemorate 25 years since the Senate ratification of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). The continued existence of such an unequal agreement,…

  • RESOURCE: Praymer sa Sahod at Charter Change

    RESOURCE: Praymer sa Sahod at Charter Change

    Bungad sa manggagawa at mamamayan sa taong 2024 ang pahayag na “hindi muna madaragdagan ang sahod ngayong taon” – sahod na una pa lamang ay kakarampot at di na nakasasapat, at ang pakanang Charter Change ng rehimeng US-Marcos upang diumano palaguin ang ekonomya. Sa gitna ng napakalubhang krisis sa kabuhayan na dinaranas ng mamamayang Pilipino,…

  • Tutulan ang tanggalan sa Nexperia Philippines!

    Tutulan ang tanggalan sa Nexperia Philippines!

    Nakikiisa ang Kilusang Mayo Uno sa makatarungang laban ng mga manggagawa ng Nexperia Philippines Inc. Workers Union (NPIWU-NAFLU-KMU) para sa kasiguruhan sa trabaho at laban sa tanggalan.  Taong 2023, 8 manggagawa ang tinanggal. Nitong Abril naman, 54 ang pinatawan ng “temporary layoff” ng management, at sa Oktubre ay maaari pa itong madadagdagan ng 72 na…

  • “Not in our name!” – KMU

    “Not in our name!” – KMU

    Patriotic trade union center Kilusang Mayo Uno launched a Red Friday Protest today at the US Embassy against the conduct of the ‘largest’ Balikatan war games which started on April 22 and is set to end on May 9. KMU condemned the obvious war posturing of the United States amid heightening tensions in the West…

  • KMU to Marcos: “The Filipino people and workers are displeased with your self-aggrandizing schemes”

    KMU to Marcos: “The Filipino people and workers are displeased with your self-aggrandizing schemes”

    Kilusang Mayo Uno, together with Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino, Trade Union Congress of the Philippines, and NAGKAISA labor coalition held a press conference today as the National Wage Coalition. Other labor groups such as Partido Manggagawa, Public Services Labor Independent Confederation, and Public Services International also joined the conference. The groups united under the banner…

  • Marcos gov’t continues chatter on Cha-Cha, radio silent on wage

    Marcos gov’t continues chatter on Cha-Cha, radio silent on wage

    Militant trade union center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) lambasted the Marcos government for complete silence on wage increase as government action is focused on amending the 1987 Constitution. Last month, the first tranche of Wage Order RXI-22 took effect, raising the minimum wage in the Davao Region by 19 pesos. KMU highlighted how small and…

  • KMU to Blinken: You’re not welcome!

    KMU to Blinken: You’re not welcome!

    Kilusang Mayo Uno slammed US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s Manila visit to discuss trade, investment, and bilateral ties with President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo. Blinken’s visit can only mean stronger implementation of lopsided economic policies at the expense of the Filipino people and our conditions of labor. “Walang ibang…

  • KMU to women workers: Resist ChaCha, advance rights and welfare

    KMU to women workers: Resist ChaCha, advance rights and welfare

    Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) called on women workers to rise in protest to resist the Charter Change ploy and launch struggles for the people’s rights and welfare in time for the commemoration of International Working Women’s Day on March 8. The labor group asserted that the Charter Change advanced by politicians, and big foreign and…

  • Ahead of Women’s Day, women workers jive to “Sahod, Hindi Chacha!”

    Ahead of Women’s Day, women workers jive to “Sahod, Hindi Chacha!”

    Women workers from KMU and other groups staged a palengke dance protest Tuesday calling for Sahod, Hindi ChaCha.  They asserted that government priority must focus on wage increases, family living wage, and the end of gender-based violence in the world of work. They opposed the Charter Change peddled by the Marcos Government and slammed it…

  • KMU to Marcos govt: wage hikes are doable, Chacha is the real shock to the economy

    KMU to Marcos govt: wage hikes are doable, Chacha is the real shock to the economy

    Militant trade union center Kilusang Mayo Uno joined freedom-loving Filipinos who mobilized today against Marcos’ Charter Change ploy. KMU also marched alongside Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino, Federation of Free Workers, and Public Services Labor Independent Confederation as an all-labor contingent demanding for wage increases from the Marcos administration.  This comes after Cong. Joel Chua’s statement…