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  • 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…

  • KMU backs UNSR Khan’s recoms on NTF ELCAC abolition, terror law

    KMU backs UNSR Khan’s recoms on NTF ELCAC abolition, terror law

    Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) welcomes UN Special Rapporteur Irene Khan’s recommendations to the Philippine government after her 10-day country visit to investigate the status of freedom of expression in our country. We unequivocally support her position to abolish the National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) which has made the prospect of…

  • 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…

  • Justice for Jude Fernandez!

    Justice for Jude Fernandez!

    Available in Filipino At around 4 PM on September 29, 2023, Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) elements entered the rented house of labor organizer Jude Fernandez in Brgy. Macamot, Binangonan, Rizal. They were carrying an arrest warrant for an individual named Oscar Dizon. The police allege that Fernandez resisted, forcing them to retaliate with…

  • Hustisya para kay Jude Fernandez!

    Hustisya para kay Jude Fernandez!

    Available in English Bandang alas-kwatro ng hapon noong Setyembre 29, 2023, pinasok ng mga elemento ng CIDG ang inuupahang bahay ng organisador ng mga manggagawa na si Jude Fernandez sa Brgy. Macamot, Binangonan, Rizal. Bitbit nila ang isang warrant of arrest para sa isang indibidwal na nagngangalang Oscar Dizon. Ayon sa pulisya, “nanlaban” umano ang…

  • 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…