Labor Day in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Labor Day in the Philippines


On Labor Day, rival groups ask voters to elect senators who 'truly' represent workers

May 01, 2019 - 9:00 PM

Labor groups with varying political ideologies gather to express support for pro-worker senatorial candidates – a show of unity that they describe as 'historic'

LABOR DAY. Militant labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno march to Mendiola, Manila as part of their Labor Day activity on May 1, 2019. Phoyo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Thousands looking for work pack Labor Day job fairs

May 01, 2018 - 11:13 PM

Despite the difficulties in the venue, there was still a big turnout of job applicants

QC Job Fair on Labor Day 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PH Labor Day: A history of struggle

May 01, 2015 - 8:32 PM

The first recorded Labor Day in the Philippines takes place on May 1, 1913

Tagle honors workers: ‘You are the face of God’

May 01, 2014 - 2:11 PM

Our noble workers are truly admirable – they who work quietly and diligently and even with the little money they earn do not get tempted by the widespread culture of corruption

Labor groups endorse 7 senatorial bets

May 01, 2013 - 5:14 PM

It s the first time in two decades that labor groups of various persuasions have a list of common candidates

NAGKAISA. Thousands of Filipino workers hold Labor Day protests in Manila. Photo by Rappler/Jose Mari Pineda