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LOOK: Workers, candidates protest at Mendiola on Labor Day

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 08:51 AM May 01, 2019
LOOK: Workers, candidates protest at Mendiola on Labor Day

Workers urge protection for the environment during a demonstration at the Mendiola Peace Arch in Manila on Labor Day, May 1, 2019. INQUIRER.NET / FAYE ORELLANA

MANILA, Philippines — Members of various labor groups trooped to the Mendiola Peace Arch on Labor Day to press the end to contractualization and air their opposition to federalism in the country.

The groups arrived as candidates of “Labor Win” were holding a press conference.

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Labor Win candidates included former Bayan Muna representative Neri Colmenares, Bukluran ng mga Mangagawang Pilipino head Leody de Guzman, Federation of Free Workers president Sonny Matula, labor lawyer Allan Montaño, and Kilusang Mayo Uno founder Ernesto Arellano.

Labor Win is a coalition of labor leaders running for Senate in the upcoming elections. /cbb

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LOOK: Workers, candidates protest at Mendiola on Labor Day

Workers troop to the Mendiola Peace Arch in Manila on Labor Day, May 1, 2019. INQUIRER.NET / FAYE ORELLANA

LOOK: Workers, candidates protest at Mendiola on Labor Day

Workers troop to the Mendiola Peace Arch in Manila on Labor Day, May 1, 2019. INQUIRER.NET / FAYE ORELLANA

LOOK: Workers, candidates protest at Mendiola on Labor Day

Candidates of Labor Win show solidarity during a press briefing at the Mendiola Peace Arch on Labor Day, May 1, 2019. INQUIRER.NET / FAYE ORELLANA

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