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C & F Group Company Must Stop Union Busting and Respect Workers and Trade Union Rights; 63 Union Members and workers laid off after just days Union Registered

Posted by WAC Main info central on Monday, July 18, 2016, In : Statements 
We, the 47 undersigned civil society organisations, trade unions, and groups are appalled by the union busting action/s by C&F Manufacturing Philippines Corporation, which is now terminating the workers, just after their union, Tinig ng mga Manggagawa sa C&F Manufacturing Phils. Corporation or the Voice of the Workers in C&F Mfg. Phils. Corp., was officially registered.

On May 26, 2016, the workers registered their union with Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). The very next day, on May...

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Sweatshop Conditions Abound in Electronics Industry

Posted by WAC Main info central on Saturday, November 6, 2010, In : Statements 

Press Statement6 November 2010

Electronics workers around the world are denied their basic labour rights. Workers toil in sweatshops conditions under harsh management, without the protection of trade unions. Jobs in the electronics sector are insecure, and contract labour and temporary employment are rife in manufacturing companies. Well known brands are making profit at the expense of workers, in the Philippines as well as in numerous other electronics producing countries.

From 3-5 Novembe...


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Maguindanao Massacre: Tip of the Iceberg of Arroyo’s Human Rights Record

Posted by WAC Main info central on Friday, December 11, 2009, In : Statements 


Gerardo "Gerry" Cristobal           Bishop Alberto Ramento          Jesus "Buth" Servida

PRESS STATEMENT

10 December 2009

On the occasion of the 61st anniversary of the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Arroyo government’s human rights record remains tainted with blood. The Maguindanao Massacre that took the lives of 57 individuals including 30 media practitioners is just the tip of the iceberg of Arroyo’s long list of human rights violations sinc...


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