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Philippines recognises COVID-19 an occupational disease [BWI] 2021-05-03

Philippines: union leaders reinstated [IndustriALL] 2021-04-28

Dandy Miguel, a comrade to all workers to the very end [Bulatlat] 2021-04-03

Radio announcer fatally shot [IFJ] 2021-04-01

Trade unionist killed [IndustriALL] 2021-03-31

Another Philippine labour leader gunned down [BWI] 2021-03-31

Nexperia union launches campaign to reinstate leader [IndustriALL] 2021-03-24

Nagkaisa slams red-tagging, union-busting in the public sector [PSI] 2021-03-17

Union condemns Duterte Government’s denial of youth’s right to education [Education International] 2021-03-12

CUPE condemns attacks on activists in Philippines [CUPE] 2021-03-10

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Today's labour news


Philippines recognises COVID-19 an occupational disease 2021-05-03 [BWI]

Workers thwart police attempt to stop Labor Day protests 2021-05-03 [PhilStar]

Philippines: union leaders reinstated 2021-04-28 [IndustriALL]

Vital pathway for thousands of Philipino nurses coming to NZ for work in doubt 2021-04-05 [TVNZ]

Dandy Miguel, a comrade to all workers to the very end 2021-04-03 [Bulatlat]

Radio announcer fatally shot 2021-04-01 [IFJ]

Trade unionist killed 2021-03-31 [IndustriALL]

Another Philippine labour leader gunned down 2021-03-31 [BWI]

Nexperia union launches campaign to reinstate leader 2021-03-24 [IndustriALL]

Nagkaisa slams red-tagging, union-busting in the public sector 2021-03-17 [PSI]

Union condemns Duterte Government’s denial of youth’s right to education 2021-03-12 [Education International]

CUPE condemns attacks on activists in Philippines 2021-03-10 [CUPE]

BWI on the killing of nine activists 2021-03-10 [BWI]

BWI on the killing of nine activists in the Philippines 2021-03-09 [BWI]

Government’s Proposal of Trading Nurses for Vaccines is Outrageous 2021-03-08 [PSI]

Mental health crisis a threat to the Philippine economy 2021-03-08 [DW.com]

Strike action in Philippines over illegal factory closure 2021-03-02 [IndustriALL]

War on drugs kills construction workers 2021-02-03 [BWI]

Economic zone strike averted 2021-02-02 [The Times]

Journalists falsely 'red-tagged' by military 2021-01-28 [IFJ]

UNI Global Union denounces red-tagging and attacks on BIEN in the Philippines 2021-01-26 [UNI Global Union]

Sold into Syrian servitude, Filipina workers tell of abuse, rape and imprisonment 2021-01-25 [Wash Post]

Union win to protect jobs in Philippine’s auto sector 2021-01-13 [IndustriALL]

Trade union calls for greater resources for distance learning 2021-01-06 [Education International]

Jobs for Domestic Workers under the COVID-19 Pandemic 2020-12-28 [IDWF]

Release 'Red-tagged' Journalist and Union Activists and Drop Fabricated Charges Against Them 2020-12-18 [Amnesty International]

End repression and killings of trade unionists, Duterte told 2020-12-16 [IndustriALL]

Nexperia workers win collective bargaining after protests 2020-12-16 [IndustriALL]

Female journalist arrested 2020-12-14 [IFJ]

Arresting spree mars Human Rights Day 2020-12-12 [BWI]

Labor leader, journalist arrested 2020-12-11 [Manila Standard]

Pandemic fuels child labor increase 2020-12-08 [UCA]

Defend Democracy and Workers’ Rights 2020-12-01 [IUF]

Australian unions join a global day of action to stop trade union repression in the Philippines 2020-11-30 [ACTU]

Trade unionism is not a crime; activists are not terrorists 2020-11-28 [IndustriALL]

Global labour movement says #HandsOffTradeUnionsPH 2020-11-24 [UNI Global Union]

Unionism is not terrorism 2020-11-24 [Education International]

11 years after Ampatuan massacre, impunity remains rife 2020-11-23 [IFJ]

DoLE must heed calls to protect delivery riders 2020-11-21 [The Times]

CGU Webinar: Workers’ Quest for Justice 2020-11-19 [BWI]

Journalist shot dead by soldiers 2020-11-18 [IFJ]

Journalist shot dead in front of his home 2020-11-11 [IFJ]

Parliament must respond to human rights situation in the Philippines 2020-10-29 [NUPGE]

Journalists labelled communists in editorial cartoon 2020-10-28 [IFJ]

Philippine government U-turns on 13th month pay after pressure from unions 2020-10-23 [IndustriALL]

IMEC, ITF launch testing and quarantine facilities 2020-10-21 [The Times]

Labor group says health workers’ pay raise ‘long overdue’ 2020-09-22 [Manilla Bulletin ]

 VIDEO  Global unions say no to dictatorship in the Philippines 2020-09-22 [BWI]

International solidarity with workers and unionists facing tyranny 2020-09-19 [PSI]

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This month in labour history


1-05-1903 he first May Day demo took place in the #Philippines organised by the Unión Obrera Democrática Filipina, the country's first true labour union which formed the previous year. In 1908, the government agreed to designate 1 May Labour day [more]