Posts by tag: Labor Day

10 months ago

FACE OFF

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FACE OFF

Protesters led by Kilusang Mayo Uno-Southern Mindanao had a brief altercation with the personnel of the Davao City Police Office when the former attempted to march the city’s main thoroughfares Monday, May 1. The authorities blocked one lane of Ponciano Street using its mobile patrol and insisted that march rallies and other road blockages which may hamper the free flow of traffic are prohibited as per a city ordinance. (Kath Cortez/davaotoday.com)

7 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)

11 years ago

Today’s View: Working class heroes

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Today’s View: Working class heroes

By BEVERLY ANN S. MUSNI, YR.

Davao Today

And as the workers, farmworkers and peasants marched and braved the heat, with hundreds of red flags waving, they showed Aquino they are still a force to reckon with, undeterred despite the oppression they are experiencing from massive corporations who stole their lands and displaced them from their homes and livelihood.

11 years ago

A FAMILY AFFAIR

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The Labor Day rally has become part of the lives of Filipino families who have long demanded for an increase…

11 years ago

PUSH

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Porters in Davao City’s public markets are paid as low as PHP 15 for every 100 Kilos of goods to…