Justice for the Victims of Sagay Massacre!

Posted by WAC Main info central on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 In : Statements 

22 October 2018

The Workers’ Assistance Center joins the community of labor and human rights advocates in the country in condemning to the strongest possible terms the massacre of farm workers in Barangay Sulanon, Sagay City, Negros Occidental. 

Nine farm workers who are members of the National Federation of Sugar Workers (NFSW) including 3 women and 2 children  were mercilessly strafed while resting in their makeshift shelter at about 9:00 in the evening October 20. Three of the fatalit...

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Posted by WAC Main info central on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 In : News 

Smoke still emanates from the burning HTI Panel Building on the morning of February 2: 
A fire that ravaged the plant which started on February 1 around 6:00p.m.,
injuring more than a hundred workers with 5 confirmed fatalities.
The photo reveals that on this day (Feb. 2) that only the posterior area of the plant
was left ablaze while the front can already be accessed as can be seen
with the presence of the HTI employees.

The fire tragedy at House Technology Industries Pte. Ltd. (HTI) has alrea...

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C & F Group Company Must Stop Union Busting and Respect Workers and Trade Union Rights; 63 Union Members and workers laid off after just days Union Registered

Posted by WAC Main info central on Monday, July 18, 2016 In : Statements 
We, the 47 undersigned civil society organisations, trade unions, and groups are appalled by the union busting action/s by C&F Manufacturing Philippines Corporation, which is now terminating the workers, just after their union, Tinig ng mga Manggagawa sa C&F Manufacturing Phils. Corporation or the Voice of the Workers in C&F Mfg. Phils. Corp., was officially registered.

On May 26, 2016, the workers registered their union with Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). The very next day, on May...

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