job security

  • Workers to mobilize on EDSA People Power anniv vs ChaCha, for wage increase

    Workers to mobilize on EDSA People Power anniv vs ChaCha, for wage increase

    National labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno launched a nationally coordinated action on February 16. Its NCR-based formations held their action at the EDSA People Power Monument. KMU carried the banner call “Sahod, hindi Cha-cha,” and asserted that wages can and must be raised significantly without need to amend the Constitution. The group stated that Marcos’…

  • KMU blasts statements vs wage hike: “Wala kayong puso”

    KMU blasts statements vs wage hike: “Wala kayong puso”

    Militant trade union center Kilusang Mayo Uno slammed anti-wage hike statements from various government officials as “walang puso sa manggagawa.” (no heart for workers) DOLE Secretary Bienvenido Laguesma, and representatives Joey Salceda and Stella Quimbo recently said wage hikes are “inflationary” and “will kill MSMEs” in response to proposals in the Senate for a P100…

  • Progress in wage increase bills a fruit of workers’ struggles

    Progress in wage increase bills a fruit of workers’ struggles

    Available in Filipino The progress in the Senate on legislative bills for a P100 wage increase is good news for the workers. We, the workers, recognize this as the parliament’s response in the ceaseless protests and struggle for a significant wage increase and family living wage. The SB 2534 hurdling the Committee on Labor Employment…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…