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  • 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,…

  • Labor groups expose nationwide anti-worker offensive, new modus

    Labor groups expose nationwide anti-worker offensive, new modus

    In a press conference on May 25, labor groups led by Kilusang Mayo Uno revealed a government concerted effort on intensifying attacks against workers and unionists nationwide. They warned the public of the new modus operandi of filing “terrorist financing” charges against unionists and development workers. Unionists from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao exposed continuing violations…

  • 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,…

  • KMU on the Supreme Court’s ruling re: Loi Magbanua and Ador Juat

    KMU on the Supreme Court’s ruling re: Loi Magbanua and Ador Juat

    Kilusang Mayo Uno welcomes the Supreme Court’s ruling which upheld the Court of Appeal’s decision declaring that military officials failed in exercising extraordinary diligence, as required of them by law, in investigating the disappearance of its full-time organizers Loi Magbanua and Ador Juat. More than two years since their disappearance, more labor and human rights…

  • Urgent Appeal for Action: Surface William Lariosa!

    Urgent Appeal for Action: Surface William Lariosa!

    Urgent Appeal for Action: Enforced Disappearance of William Lariosa and Escalating Attacks on Labor Organizers and Workers’ Rights Defenders in Southern Mindanao Region We urgently appeal for national and international solidarity and support in response to the alarming escalation of threats, harassment, violence and enforced disappearance targeting labor organizers, union leaders and workers’ rights defenders…

  • “Now is a time for reckoning”

    “Now is a time for reckoning”

    Statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling on Siegfred Deduro, red-tagging We welcome the Supreme Court’s ruling which declares red-tagging, vilification, labeling, and guilt by association threaten a person’s life, liberty, or security. This is an affirmation of our long-standing assertion: red-tagging is a violation, and leads to more violations, of our most fundamental human rights.…

  • Labanan ang malawakang tanggalan!

    Labanan ang malawakang tanggalan!

    Support statement for Nexperia Philippines Incorporated workers who are currently under threat of mass layoffs Ang Kilusang Mayo Uno ay nakikiisa sa makatarungang laban ng Nexperia Philippines Incorporated Workers Union-NAFLU-KMU at mga manggagawa ng Nexperia Philippines Incorporated laban sa hindi makatarungang tanggalan na kinakaharap nila mula Setyembre 2023 hanggang sa kasalukuyan.  Noong Setyembre ng 2023,…

  • 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 holds National Council meeting in December

    KMU holds National Council meeting in December

    The Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) held its third National Council Meeting under its 12th Congress last December 17-18, 2023. Over 40 delegates from affiliate national federations, regional chapters, mass organizations, and other allied organizations gathered in the assembly. The Council discussed the achievements of our formations’ political work from 2020-2023. Amid the challenges brought about…