Union decries illegal shutdown and union busting NOVALICHES — Some 200 workers at Mustad Terminal Tackle Inc. (MTTI) were left jobless in May 24, Tuesday when a sudden announcement at around 10am was made by company officials saying that the factory is ceasing its operations on that very day. MMTI is a Norwegian-owned multinational company […]

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The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) condemned the waves of political killings in the Philippines and supported the call for independent investigation and justice for the victims. In a letter dated May 2, 2011 addressed to President Benigno Aquino III, AMWU expressed appall over the continuing cases of political killings in the country. Signed […]

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The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights criticized the P22 cost of living allowance approved by the Regional Tripartite Wage and Productivity Board (RTWPB), saying that such amount and form of non-wage benefit is both insufficient and insulting to workers. “Twenty-two pesos a day is not even enough to buy a kilo of NFA […]

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The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) condemned the killing of Santos “Ricky” Manrique, president of Federation of Miners’ Association in Pantukan (FEDMAP) Compostela Valley saying that the incident is characteristic of how huge mining corporations are also murdering local and small-scale mining groups. “Whilst the murder of Manrique Santos is deplorable in […]

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