Another harvester of the Filipinas Palm Oil Plantation Inc. (FPPI) died on March 23 a day after getting electrocuted while harvesting palm fruit bunches in Bgy. Bayugan 2, Agusan del Sur. According to the statement of FPPI Workers’ Union (FPPWU), Cesar Muanag, 42, was harvesting palm fruits between 8 to 9 in the morning of […]

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Falsely charged labor leaders sought court intervention to drop counts of criminal charges by members of AFP in a preliminary hearing last March 7 in Labo, Camariners Norte Regional Trial Court. In their pleading, abducted and detained Randy Vegas and Raul Camposano, both labor leaders and members Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government […]

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The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights commemorates this March two trade unionists, Rogelio Concepcion and Gerardo “Gerry” Cristobal, both victims of human rights violations of the Arroyo administration, saying their legacy signifies the undying struggle of the workers for justice and trade union rights.   “The cases of Cristobal and Concepcion remind us […]

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