Workers of Liwayway Mandaue plant urge DOLE-7 to intervene on looming ‘mass termination’

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Workers of a food manufacturing corporation have sought the help of the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) to intervene in what they described as a looming ‘mass termination’ that…

Labor group: P31 minimum wage increase is insult to Central Visayas workers

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The labor group Alyansa sa mga Mamumuo sa Sugbo-Kilusang Mayo Uno (AMA Sugbo-KMU) said the P31 minimum wage increase is an insult to Central Visayas workers. On March 24, 2022, the Central Visayas…

Progressive group leaders receive death threats, ask CHR’s help

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/28/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Leaders of several progressive groups in Cebu on Thursday, January 28, sought the assistance of the Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) after they received death threats. Jaime Paglinawan, Aldo Serat,…

Cebu labor group questions 2021 budget priorities, calls for approval of unemployment assistance bill

Rosalie Abatayo 09/28/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— A progressive labor group in Cebu reiterated the call for the passage of the Makabayan-bloc sponsored bill seeking to provide assistance for workers whose livelihood was affected by the pandemic. The call came amidst…

Militant labor group demands P10K cash aid for displaced workers

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/21/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines— Militant labor group Alyansa sa mga Mamumuo sa Sugbo-Kilusang Mayo Uno (AMA Sugbo-KMU) has launched a signature campaign on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, calling on the government to provide P10,000 unemployment assistance to distressed…

Progressive groups in Cebu to lawmakers: Withdraw support on Anti-Terror Bill

Morexette Marie B. Erram 06/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cause-oriented groups in Cebu slammed the enactment of the Anti-Terror Bill, and called on Cebuano lawmakers to withdraw their support on the proposal. In a statement issued to the media, Alyansa sa mga…

ABS-CBN shutdown is ‘anti-labor’ — Labor group

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Progressive groups in Cebu has tagged the cease-and-desist order against media giant ABS-CBN as an attack to both press freedom and the labor sector and misdirected efforts amid the coronavirus pandemic. In a…

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