Category Archives: Workers

Workers storm NCR wage board, slam P30 COLA

Three days after the Labor department announced a P30 Cost of Living Allowance for workers in Metro Manila, workers led by labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno stormed the office of the Metro Manila wage board to condemn the measly wage hike and call for the abolition of the country's wage boards. Read More »

[2 + 2 talks] Aquino, a modern-day Aguinaldo – KMU

A day before Labor Day, labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno joined a protest caravan from the Department of Foreign Affairs to the US Embassy to condemn the meeting today of two secretaries of the Philippine government and two secretaries of the US government, calling Pres. Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III a "modern-day Aguinaldo." Read More »

Workers to keep watch on Corona impeachment trial

Joining protests in time for the opening of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona in the Senate, labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno said today that workers will be keeping a close watch on the trial, saying workers want former Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo punished for her cimes.

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Protesta mga magsasaka, sasalubungin ng mga manggagawa at mamamayan

Sasalubungin ng mga manggagawa at mamamayan sa pangunguna ng Kilusang Mayo Uno, para ipahayag ang suporta, ang mga magsasakang mula sa iba't ibang rehiyon ng bansa na maglulunsad ng isang-linggong kilos-protesta dito sa Kamaynilaan para kondenahin ang mga kontra-magsasakang iskema ng mga panginoong may-lupa at malalaking kapitalista, kasabwat ang gobyernong Aquino at igiit ang pagpapatupad ng tunay na reporma sa lupa. Read More »

We are part of the people’s protest on Sept. 19!

The leaders and members of the Kilusang Mayo Uno vow to actively participate in the people's protest on September 19. We unite with other sectors of society in fighting the overpricing of petroleum products being carried out by the oil cartel, as well as the collusion between the oil cartel and the Aquino government. Read More »

KMU to DOE: Prove there’s no oil overpricing

Labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno challenged the Energy Department today to prove the agency's claim, made after the nationwide protest against oil overpricing yesterday, that there is no basis to statements that oil products are overpriced by P9.00 or more per liter, saying it is the agency's task to assure the public on the issue. Read More »