Workers  will assert the revocation of DO-174 which perpetuates and legalizes the abusive practice of contractual employment, the immediate termination of Silvestre Bello as cabinet secretary of the Labor department and the demand that President Duterte sign the draft Executive Order submitted by BMP in November last year, that will prohibit all forms of contractualization.

Dissatisfied workers to pour on the streets on Labor Day

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Tuesday, 2 May 2017 - Last Updated on May 2, 2017
Workers  will assert the revocation of DO-174 which perpetuates and legalizes the abusive practice of contractual employment, the immediate termination of Silvestre Bello as cabinet secretary of the Labor department and the demand that President Duterte sign the draft Executive Order submitted by BMP in November last year, that will prohibit all forms of contractualization.

Commemoration of International Labor Day in Manila, Philippines. May 1, 2017 Philippine Online Chronicles Images/ Photograph by EddCastro

Commemoration of International Labor Day in Manila, Philippines. May 1, 2017
Philippine Online Chronicles Images/ Photograph by EddCastro


Workers belonging to newly-founded labor alliance PAGGAWA or Pagkakaisa ng Manggagawa will not only commemorate International Labor Day with traditional activities but will also use the occasion to air their demands on gut issues that affect working class families.
 
The groups will converged at Plaza Miranda, Quiapo, around 8am before marching towards Mendiola Bridge where they will hold their program.
 
Workers  will assert the revocation of DO-174 which perpetuates and legalizes the abusive practice of contractual employment, the immediate termination of Silvestre Bello as cabinet secretary of the Labor department and the demand that President Duterte sign the draft Executive Order submitted by BMP in November last year, that will prohibit all forms of contractualization.

Workers will assert the revocation of DO-174 which perpetuates and legalizes the abusive practice of contractual employment, the immediate termination of Silvestre Bello as cabinet secretary of the Labor department and the demand that President Duterte sign the draft Executive Order submitted by BMP in November last year, that will prohibit all forms of contractualization.


PAGGAWA will assert the revocation of DO-174 which perpetuates and legalizes the abusive practice of contractual employment, the immediate termination of Silvestre Bello as cabinet secretary of the Labor department and the demand that President Duterte sign the draft Executive Order submitted by BMP in November last year, that will prohibit all forms of contractualization.
 
Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino statement that that the number of workers attending the Labor Day rallies is evidence enough of the growing frustration at the Duterte administration's unfulfilled promise to put an end to contractual labor.  Philippine Online Chronicles images / Photograph by EddCastro May 1, 2017. Manila, Philippines

Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino statement that that the number of workers attending the Labor Day rallies is evidence enough of the growing frustration at the Duterte administration’s unfulfilled promise to put an end to contractual labor.
Philippine Online Chronicles images / Photograph by EddCastro
May 1, 2017. Manila, Philippines


Besides BMP, PAGGAWA is composed of Association of Genuine Labor Organizations (AGLO) and National Federation of Labor Unions (NAFLU), Solidarity of Unions in the Philippines for Empowerment and Reform Federation (SUPER) and Metro East Labor Federation (MELF).
Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino statement that  the number of workers attending the Labor Day rallies  is enough evidence  of  the growing frustration at the Duterte administration's unfulfilled promise to put an end to contractual labor.  Philippine Online Chronicles images / Photograph by EddCastro May 1, 2017. Manila, Philippines

Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino statement that the number of workers attending the Labor Day rallies is enough evidence of the growing frustration at the Duterte administration’s unfulfilled promise to put an end to contractual labor.
Philippine Online Chronicles images / Photograph by EddCastro
May 1, 2017. Manila, Philippines


It can be remembered that Leody de Guzman BMP president declined the invitation of the president to join him in Davao on Labor Day
 
Kick ENDO!!  Workers call  for an end to labor contractualization. Philippine Online Chronicles images / Photograph by EddCastro. May 1, 2017, Manila Philippines

Kick ENDO!! Workers call for an end to labor contractualization.
Philippine Online Chronicles images / Photograph by EddCastro.
May 1, 2017, Manila Philippines


The mobilization shall also be joined by groups such as Sanlakas, Partido Lakas ng Masa (PLM), Kongreso ng Pagkakaisa ng Maralitang-Lungsod and Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan (SPARK).

Similar mobilizations shall also be held at Bacolod, Cebu, Tacloban and Davao.

Bukuluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino
May 1,2017, Mendiola, Manila

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