statement of solidarity

Regular employment for Tanduay workers! Stop violence against Tanduay workers!

25 June 2015

We, labor groups and church groups, express our solidarity with the workers of Tanduay Distillers, Inc. who have been on strike for over a month as of this writing. We believe that their fight against unfair dismissal and contractualization is just, reasonable and lawful.

Last June 10, our groups held a solidarity mission for Tanduay workers. We visited their picketline outside Asia Brewery, Inc. (ABI) in Cabuyao, Laguna, and we were appalled by the widespread contractualization in the said company. Tanduay Distillers, Inc. is owned by the second richest man in the Philippines, Mr. Lucio Tan. Tanduay’s net income for 2014 was at P101 million. Yet more than 90 percent of  Tanduay’s workforce—397 out of 437—are contractual workers,…

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