Protesters occupy Recto, Mendiola
Hundreds of protesters occupied on Monday both lanes of Recto Avenue as they marched towards the Mendiola Peace Arch to call for higher minimum wage and an end to contractualization.
“Manggagawang contractual, gawing regular! Sahod, itaas! Presyo, ibaba!” the labor groups chanted.
“Ang tao, ang bayan, ngayon ay lumalaban!” they added.
Labor groups present in the rally were Kilusang Mayo Uno, BMP, Sanlakas, and Partido ng Manggagawa, among others.
The groups arrived at the Mendiola Peace Arch at about 11 a.m. /cbb
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