NutriAsia, Inc maintains that the strikers are not their contractual employees but are regular and permanent employees of their contractors. Nothing can be farther from the truth.
Workers hired by contractors of NutriAsia and PLDT argue that they perform functions that are 'core' to the company
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The company says its guards come from 'professional security agencies.' Workers earlier claimed goons started the violence on July 30.
(UPDATED) Though they have been freed, they still face complaints for physical injury, alarm and scandal, and illegal assembly
Striking workers and security personnel of condiments company NutriAsia are pointing fingers on who started the violence
Numerous student organizations stand in solidarity with NutriAsia workers after a violent protest dispersal on Monday, July 30
'We need to investigate because these cases highlight the weaknesses of our current regulatory framework,' says Senate labor committee chair Joel Villanueva
(UPDATED) Netizens have been sharing photos of trashed condiments in response to the violent dispersal outside NutriAsia's plant in Marilao, Bulacan
(UPDATED) The dispersal occurs at the picket line of the group across from NutriAsia's Marilao plant in Bulacan
(UPDATED) NutriAsia says it will file an appeal before Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III
NutriAsia spokesperson Thelma Meneses says they have not sued any Kadamay members. She also insists that the condiments company does not engage in illegal labor practices.
Some outsourced workers at NutriAsia’s facilities are paid P380 a day
Labor Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod says the right of workers to hold a strike should be respected, as workers complain police treated them 'like animals'
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