Close  

LOOK: Militant groups hold protest move in Mendiola

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 12:19 PM May 01, 2018

Thousands of protesters gathered on Tuesday to call for an increase of minimum wage of workers and end contractualization.

Labor groups such as Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU), Nagkaisa and Sentro held a huge protest at Mendiola Peace Arch for the annual Labor Day rally.

ADVERTISEMENT

“Kontrakwalisayon, wakasan! Wakasan! EO Pinirmahan, kontra manggagawa, walang silbi! Walang silbi!” the groups said.

As the rally was ongoing, President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the Executive Order (EO) concerning issues on contractualization.

FEATURED STORIES

The signing of EO was announced during the President’s speech in Cebu City. /jpv

READ: Duterte signs EO vs illegal contracting

Protesters are calling on the government to increase the minimum wage of workers. FAYE ORELLANA / INQUIRER.net

The KMU joined the protest as they call to end imperialism in the country. FAYE ORELLANA / INQUIRER.net

Labor group Sentro also participate in the annual Labor Day protest. FAYE ORELLANA / INQUIRER.net

Kilusang Mayo Uno calls to end contractualization during the protest. FAYE ORELLANA / INQUIRER.net

Piston head George San Mateo attend the labor group protest. FAYE ORELLANA / INQUIRER.net

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Labor Day, May 1, rally KMU
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.


© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.