Posts by tag: workers

3 years ago

LABOR DAY BURNING

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LABOR DAY BURNING

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)

6 years ago

Is Davao truly competitive? Groups think not yet

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Is Davao truly competitive? Groups think not yet

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.

6 years ago

SMILING WORKER

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A worker manages to smile and puff a smoke during a break in a construction along Magallanes Street. (Ace Morandante/ davaotoday.com)

6 years ago

SUMIFRU WORKERS TO STRIKE

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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)

6 years ago

Pablo year one : Thousands still homeless, jobless

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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.