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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…