The economic struggle of the working class in the Philippines
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- Update on the workers' strike in
Magnolia-Nestle Philippines Inc.
- From Kilusang Mayo Uno (May First Movement),
Philippines, 19 May 1997.
- Strikers at a leading chemical plant have
called for international solidarity with their struggle against
- By Mark Johnson, International Viewpoint, 4 June
1999. The independent union at Shemberg Marketing
Corporation is one of the most radical labour groups on
the central Philippine island of Cebu. Their employer is
Asia's largest producer of carrageenan.
- Fresh Attack on Striking Sharp Workers:
Water cannons, goons and sexual molestation
- Asia Pacific Workers Solidarity Links, Action Alert, 15
September 1999. Picketing members of Sharp Philippines
Electronics Workers Union (SPEWU) were again attacked by
management stooges and police. What distinguished this
incident were the use of water cannons and sexual
- Workers to launch bigger strikes
- Labour News Network, 10 March 2000. Workers
to launch bigger strikes against abuses of employers and
capitalists and their attacks against wages, jobs, and
other union and human right rights.
- Trade Unions Getting Ready for Another
Round of Battle for Wage Increases
- Labour News Network, 02
August 2000. In spite of the rosy picture painted by
President Estrada on the national economy, the grim
reality of the raging economic crisis continue to hound
the lives of the Filipino workers.