Rising above fear, red-tagged union leaders stay strong for workers’ rights and welfare

Graphics by Luisa Sandoval/ Bulatlat By LUISA SANDOVAL Bulatlat.com MANILA — For union leader Roselle Eugenio, it only took one government-issued memorandum for her life to change. On March 10, the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) released a memorandum advising government agencies to initiate an investigation of employees who are members of the… Continue reading Rising above fear, red-tagged union leaders stay strong for workers’ rights and welfare

Union groups give Duterte’s performance a grade of ‘poor, poor, poor’

By LUISA SANDOVAL Bulatlat.com MANILA— A local advertisement here in the Philippines once asked – where can your P20 bring you? For government workers here, it meant a measly salary increase in the last five years of President Rodrigo Duterte. “(President Duterte’s) performance is very poor among our ranks, especially on our calls for salary… Continue reading Union groups give Duterte’s performance a grade of ‘poor, poor, poor’