Dole Philippines retrenched 478 regular workers amidst pandemic and recession.

October 12, 2020

The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) seeks your solidarity and support in calling for the immediate reinstatement of 478 regular workers and cease the retrenchment program of Dole Philippines Inc. (Dolefil) in Polomolok, South Cotabato, in the island of Mindanao, Philippines. The workers denounce the unexpected termination of their employment after their […]


May 1, 2020

Ngayon ay Pandaigdigang Araw ng mga Manggagawa. Makasaysayan ang araw na ito sa mga manggagawa para igiit ang nakamit at binabawi na ngayong mga tagumpay at karapatan. Kaya naman, sa kabila ng lockdown dahil sa pagkalat ng COVID-19, tuloy ang pagkilos ng mga manggagawa para ipanawagan ang kanilang mga hinaing para sa kalusugan, kabuhayan at […]


April 13, 2020

Amid the threats posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) imposed in Luzon, the military continues harassment and red-tagging the trade unionists and labor rights defenders in Coca-Cola Femsa Philippines, Inc. in Sta. Rosa, Laguna.  On April 6, 2020, labor alliance Pagkakaisa ng Manggagawa sa Timog Katagalugan (PAMANTIK-KMU) reported that on March […]


March 19, 2019

Union President Arrested and Falsely Charged with Illegal Possession of Firearms Earlier today, the Union President of Chinese-owned Pioneer Float Glass Manufacturing Inc. (formerly Asahi Flat Glass Corporation), Eugene Garcia, was served a search warrant in his home in Pasig City. According to the police, they saw a 45-calibre firearm inside Garcia’s house, but Garcia […]

Military Nabbed and Took Custody of 3 Union Leaders in Southern Mindanao

February 28, 2019

Elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) 71stInfantry Batallion-Philippine Army nabbed three (3) union leaders of Musahamat Workers Labor Union (MWLU II-NAFLU-KMU) yesterday, February 27 in Pantukan, Compostela Valley for their affiliation with Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU). KMU is tagged by the government as communist front, which the latter denied. Reports from KMU-Southern […]

Labor Rights Group Decries Massacre of 9 Farmworkers in Negros Occidental

October 21, 2018

The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) condemns in strongest possible term the massacre of nine sugarcane workers, including four women and two minors, in Hacienda Nene, Barangay Bulanon, Sagay City, Negros Occidental yesterday October 20, 2018. While resting in a hut at 9pm last night, around 40 armed men strafed them with […]