Union workers and peasants under the Kilusang Mayo Uno and Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas burn an effigy at the Rizal Park in Davao City on Monday, May 1. (Paulo C. Rizal/davaotoday.com)
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A national survey ranked Davao City fourth in terms of “competitiveness” in development. But some sectors said the city’s leaders must look beyond those figures and look at a holistic and “people-oriented” approach to development.
The workers’ union of a banana plantation in Compostela Valley filed a complaint against the contract grower for alleged threat and harassment when he reportedly brandished and fired his gun to disperse the rally of workers.
A worker manages to smile and puff a smoke during a break in a construction along Magallanes Street. (Ace Morandante/ davaotoday.com)
Leaders from two unions of Sumifru Phils banana packing plant in Compostela, Compostela Valley file a notice of strike on December 23 after the termination of 138 workers who refused to sign “waiver of commitment”. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace R. Morandante)
Like Normelinda, thousands of other families in Cateel, Boston and Baganga towns have been living in temporary shelters such as ‘bunkhouses’ built by the government or in ‘shelter tents’ donated by aid groups.
Local and international aid poured in for the victims, yet Panalipdan Southern Mindanao spokesperson Juland Suazo said 90% of survivors are still homeless despite aid from local and international donors. Government’s disaster agency reported that 161,000 families were affected in Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental.
The story of 2012 was the fury of Typhoon Pablo (International name Bopha), a category 5 storm that left 1,043…
The country’s largest oil palm plantation based in Agusan del Sur rehired its 293 workers who were ‘unjustly’ terminated last year after a 62-day strike, the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights (CTUHR) reported.
by TYRONE A. VELEZ
Escalante said fellow teachers received this news warmly as many have longed for an association to ask for benefits and reforms due them as mandated by the law.