justice

  • KMU Chair on DOLE’s ILC Statement downplaying killings

    KMU Chair on DOLE’s ILC Statement downplaying killings

    The DOLE’s attempt to evade accountability is outrageous. On June 7, DOLE undersecretary Ernesto Bitonio Jr, in his report, said that the Philippine National Police reports “do not indicate that the killing was motivated by [Dolorosa’s] alleged union activities,” when he spoke about the extrajudicial killing of BIEN organizer Alex Dolorosa. He questions Dolorosa’s identity…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • “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.…

  • Hustisya para sa mga manggagawang biktima ng kapabayaan at paglabag sa OSH standards!

    Hustisya para sa mga manggagawang biktima ng kapabayaan at paglabag sa OSH standards!

    Nagpapahayag ng simpatya at pakikiramay ang Kilusang Mayo Uno sa pamilya ni Allen Glen Malab, isang construction worker na namatay matapos matabunan ng lupa sa construction site sa Antipolo. Ang KMU ay nananawagan ng hustisya para kay Malab, kasabay ng panawagan sa mahigpit na pagpapatupad ng Republic Act 11058 o Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)…

  • SURFACE ECO DANGLA III AND JAK TIONG! 

    SURFACE ECO DANGLA III AND JAK TIONG! 

    Kilusang Mayo Uno denounces the abduction of environmental rights defenders “Eco” Dangla III and Axielle “Jak” Tiong. According to eyewitness accounts, Eco and Jak were severely beaten up and taken into an SUV around 8 PM yesterday, March 23 at Barangay Polo, San Carlos, Pangasinan. Eco and Jak strongly opposed the environmental damages of multi-national…

  • 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…

  • 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…