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What brought workers, students to Labor Day 2018 rally

May 01, 2018 - 9:09 PM

Some of them have been contractual workers for decades; some are students who want fair labor practices when they finally work

THE MESSAGE. Ash Mercado, 20, shows off her face paint, which reads, "End Endo," at the Labor Day rally in Mendiola, Manila, on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

'Walang silbi': Labor groups reject Duterte's EO vs endo

May 01, 2018 - 7:58 PM

Metro Manila roads turn red on Labor Day, as thousands of protesters brought to Mendiola their crushed hopes of ending contractualization under the Duterte administration

Workers from various groups march towards Mendiola Peace Arch on Labor Day, May 1, 2018, to call for an end to ENDO. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Expect heavy traffic in these Manila areas due to Labor Day activities

Apr 30, 2018 - 2:34 PM

Here are alternate routes going to Mendiola and the US Embassy areas

8,000 protesters, 10,000 cops expected in NCR Labor Day activities

Apr 30, 2018 - 2:09 PM

Kilusang Mayo Uno spokesperson Sammy Malunes says 3 groups will be gathering as early as 5 am in 3 three key points in Manila, and will march toward Mendiola

CLENCHED FISTS. Labor leaders (from left)  Sammy Malunes of the Kilusang Mayo Uno, Alan Tanjusay of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines, Dyul Cainglet of the Federation of Free Workers, and Sonny Matula of the Federation of Free Workers discuss their groups’ Labor Day plans with Tapatan sa Aristocrat moderator Melo Acuña (extreme left) on Monday, April 30. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

LIST: Labor Day 2018 activities around the country

Apr 30, 2018 - 11:23 AM

Several protests and activities are lined up on Tuesday, May 1, to celebrate Labor Day

You know labor unions, but do you know Isabelo de los Reyes?

May 01, 2017 - 6:20 PM

The writer labor activist Aglipayan church founder and politician from Vigan Ilocos Sur started the tradition of honoring the workers every May 1

Isabelo delos Reyes

PNP on heightened, full alert ahead of Labor Day

Apr 30, 2015 - 5:03 PM

Luzon and Visayas are under heightened alert while Mindanao is under full alert ahead of Labor Day celebrations

NAGKAISA. Thousand of workers belonging to Nagkaisa on their way to Mendiola, 01 May 2014. File photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

PNoy gets 'bokya' mark from labor groups

May 01, 2013 - 4:12 PM

The Nagkaisa coalition says Filipino workers need job security

Labor Day: Workers across Asia rally for better pay, conditions

May 01, 2012 - 4:09 PM

Colorful protests organized by trades unions and left wing parties across Asia shared the theme of better pay and conditions and denunciations of government policy as living costs spike in fast growing economies

LABOR DAY. More than a thousand labour union members march towards the presidential palace in Manila on May 1, 2012, as part of the May Day protests, demanding higher wages and policies that would make it harder to fire workers. Photo by Jay Directo, AFP