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'Tuloy ang laban': Workers assert rights as labor leader laid to rest

Jun 13, 2019 - 10:52 AM

On a day commemorating the country’s freedom from colonizers, workers gather to honor slain labor leader, Dennis Sequeña, and to fight for workers' rights

FIGHT FOR RIGHTS. Representatives of Samahang Mangagawang Nagkakaisa sa Jisoo raise their arms with clenched fists as they pledge to continue fighting for their rights after the funeral march held for Ka Dennis Sequeña on Wednesday, June 12. Photo by Stanley Triston Guevarra/Rappler

Hundreds seek justice at funeral for slain labor leader Dennis Sequeña

Jun 12, 2019 - 7:41 PM

Dennis Sequeña's colleagues vow never to stop demanding action on his case until his killers are caught

CALL FOR JUSTICE. Hundreds of people call for justice during the funeral march for slain labor leader Dennis Sequeña to Sta. Cruz Memorial Park in Cavite on Independence Day, June 12, 2019. All photos by Samantha Bagayas/Rappler

Labor leader shot dead in Cavite

Jun 02, 2019 - 10:05 PM

Partido Manggagawa urges authorities to 'act with dispatch and catch the perpetrators' behind the killing of Dennis Sequeña, who was slain less than a week before his birthday

Workers reject 'weak' anti-endo bill

May 29, 2019 - 8:50 PM

(UPDATED) Labor groups argue that some 'strong' provisions in the House version of the anti-contractualization bill should have made it to the measure's final version

ENDING ENDO. Workers from various companies stage a rally calling for the passing of SB 1826 or the Security of Tenure bill at the main gate of the Seante on August 7, 2018. Fle photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Labor group pushes for wage increase amid higher prices

May 25, 2018 - 2:07 PM

Partido Manggagawa says a majority of wage earners 'gained nothing' from the tax reform law and ended up 'devastatingly hit' by inflation

HIGHER PRICES. In this file photo, a protester holds a placard with a slogan "Train to Gutom," alluding to higher prices brought by the effects of the tax reform law. File photo by Maria Tan/Rappler


[OPINION] Only bad investors are scared of regular workforce

Apr 21, 2018 - 4:03 PM

It'’s about time that on this class issue, the Chief Executive exercises his political judgement in favor of the workers rather than preserve the status quo being enjoyed to the max by the capitalists

SSS asked to stop contribution hike amid stock trading controversy

Nov 01, 2017 - 1:52 PM

'The SSS must first clean its house and implement internal reforms before any additional burden is imposed on more than 32 million workers who are its members and beneficiaries,' says Partido Manggagawa

SSS. Retirees file for their pension inside the Social Security System. File photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Labor groups protest 'one failed year' under Duterte

Jun 30, 2017 - 10:32 PM

Labor groups hold a protest rally in Quezon City and raise 6 promises that President Rodrigo Duterte has made to workers but has yet to fulfill

FAILURE. Various of labor groups hold a protest rally on the government's failure to address the needs of workers as President Rodrigo Duterte marks his first year in office on Friday, June 30. Photo by Darren Langit

Bulacan informal settlers urge NHA to approve housing applications

Apr 17, 2017 - 8:10 PM

Members of Partido Manggagawa in Bulacan say their applications have been pending with the National Housing Authority for two years and counting

LEGITIMATE. Informal settlers in Bulacan urge the National Housing Authority to approve their application that has been pending since April, 2015. Photo from Partido Manggagawa

APEC only makes masses poorer — labor groups

Nov 18, 2015 - 5:29 PM

Inclusive growth in APEC is impossible without respect for basic labor rights including the right to unionize and receive living wages says a labor leader

MILITANTS BLOCKED. Protesters who marched from UST to Liwasang Bonifacio are blocked by police forces and organized in front of Metropolitan Theater instead. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

23 groups file nominations for party list

Oct 12, 2015 - 7:19 PM

UPDATED Nominees of party list groups do not necessarily have to be from the sector they represent as long as the nominees have a track record of advocacy for their respective sectors

FILING. The Commission on Elections accepts certificates of nominations from representatives of partylists. Photo by Buena Bernal/Rappler

SONA 2015: Too rosy a picture of labor gains?

Jul 28, 2015 - 10:30 PM

Aquino fails to mention plans on how to address widespread contractual labor while groups challenge the President s claim that OFWs have returned for good

President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his sixth and last State of the Nation Address (SONA) during the Joint Session of the 16th Congress at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives Complex in Constitution Hills, Quezon City on Monday (July 27, 2015). (Photo by Benhur Arcayan / Malacañang Photo Bureau)