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.


“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.


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 /

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

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

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

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

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