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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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Labor Secretary Bello Urged to Start ‘End Contractualization’ Fight in Cavite

Posted by WAC Main info central on Tuesday, July 5, 2016, In : News 

‘Contractualization in our company resulted in union busting, illegal termination of employees, and, ultimately, left our families starving.’ – Esmeraldo Ison, TMC&F Union President


Esmeraldo Ison, TMC&F union president, (second from left) explains to Sec. Bello (second from right) the real motive of C&F management in dismissing 98 workers while Usec. Maglunsod (first from left) notes down pointers and Kristine Llagas, SCW Chairperson (first from left) intently listens to the dis...

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Posted by WAC Main info central on Sunday, February 21, 2016, In : News 

Representatives from HSWU and HSIPI sign the final document of the CBA on December 4 in Rosario, Cavite

Rosario, Cavite – The Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) between the Hye Sung Workers Union (HSWU) – Independent and the Hye Sung Industries (Phils.) Inc. (HSIPI) management was signed on December 4, 2015.

The CBA signing was done a few months after the union voted unanimously for a strike because of deadlock and HSIPI’s surface bargaining, which according to the union is tantamount ...

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At 20: WAC Holds Forum

Posted by WAC Main info central on Tuesday, January 26, 2016, In : News 

Rosario, Cavite – The Workers Assistance Center (WAC) held a forum on November 30, their 20
th founding anniversary in its office at Sapa 1 of the said town.

Rep. Neri Colmenares of the Party list Bayan Muna was the guest speaker and tackled the recently enacted bill to increase the retirees’ monthly pension from the Social Security System (SSS) and still pending bill of lowering income taxes in the country.

The discussion started at 10 in the morning who were attended by workers, church peo...

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Roundtable Discussion on Young Workers Held

Posted by WAC Main info central on Monday, December 28, 2015, In : News 

May 17, 2015 – The Workers Assistance Center (WAC) hosted a roundtable discussion in its office in Rosario, Cavite concerning the presence of young trainees allegedly working in some of the manufacturing plants located inside the Cavite Economic Zone (CEZ).

Said trainees are under the Dual Training System (DTS) Program supervised by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and implemented thru accredited training schools and institutes.

WAC decided to hold the discussi...

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Cavite Workers March on May Day

Posted by WAC Main info central on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, In : News 

Workers from different workplaces, organized and unorganized, across Cavite marched towards the front gate of the Cavite Economic Zone (CEZ) in the town of Rosario to commemorate the International Labor Day on May 1.

About 500-strong workers and sectors supporting the workers cause staged their program at the heat of the afternoon led by the Solidarity of Cavite Workers (SCW), the provincial alliance of workers here in Cavite.

Bannered by the warm participation of independent unions under the a...

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SCW Runs at 18

Posted by WAC Main info central on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, In : News 

Rosario, Cavite – Solidarity of Cavite Workers (SCW), an alliance of workers in the province of Cavite, celebrated its 18
th anniversary on April 26, 2015 through a fun run.

The fun run received positive reactions from folks across the town because the group also joined the campaign to implement a national minimum wage for workers and employees in both public and private sector amounting to 16,000PhP a month aside calling for President Aquino’s ouster.

More than 100 individuals composed ...

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Workers in Cavite and Batangas Demand for Just, Immediate and Strategic Course of Action Amidst Crisis

Posted by WAC on Friday, May 1, 2009, In : Press Release 

Laura Sarmiento
RDIP Officer 
Workers Assistance Center
Tel. no.: (046)-8840076

United under the slogan “Labanan At Biguin Ang Panunupil Sa Karapatan At Kabuhayan, Makibaka Para Sa Pambansang Industriyalisasyon”, workers from Cavite and Batangas were joined by other people’s oganizations and concerned citizens in simultaneous May One rallies to press their demands for wage hike, job security, immediate economic relief and the transformation of the nation’s economic system to...

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Security guards dispersed workers protesting over rights to job security

Posted by WAC on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, In : News 

More than a hundred workers from garments and apparel factories in the First Cavite Industrial Estate (FCIE) who staged a protest rally in front of the enclave in Brgy. Langkaan, Dasmarinas, Cavite last February 26, 2009 was violently dispersed by members of the Right 8 Security Guards posted at the main gate.

Six security guards, not all of them in uniform, initially tried to prevent workers from holding a program saying that it is not permitted because it is a private zone.

The commotion st...

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“Pagsambayang Bayan” restaged in Cavite

Posted by WAC on Wednesday, March 4, 2009, In : News 

On tour “Pagsambang Bayan” (literally translates People’s Mass/Worship), a play acclaimed for its bold defiance and militance during Martial Law years was once again restaged and for the first time shown in Cavite last February 28, 2009 at the Emilio Aguinaldo College in Dasmariñas, Cavite.

Written by award winning writer Bonifacio P. Ilagan and directed by the highly acclaimed Behn Cervantes, the play was basically a Christian mass played lively with speech choirs and musical choruses...

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Garments workers decry lay-offs, demand job security

Posted by WAC on Sunday, March 1, 2009, In : Press Release 

February 26, 2009

Reference Person:
Laura Sarmiento, WAC-RDIP Program Officer

For more information or interviews, please contact:
Chairperson, Solidarity of Cavite Workers
Tel No.: (+63-46)-8840076

The Solidarity of Cavite Workers (SCW), leads workers and unions from garments and apparel factories in staging a protest rally in front of the First Cavite Industrial Estate (FCIE) in Brgy. Langkaan, Dasmariñas, Cavite on February 26, arou...

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Mindoro 72 Judge Inhibits Self, Caviteños Gather Together For Human Rights

Posted by WAC on Sunday, March 1, 2009, In : Press Release 


Citing loss of confidence on his integrity and impartiality to hear and decide the instant case pending before his Court, Judge Tomas Leynes of the Regional Trial Court Branch 40 in Calapan, Oriental Mindoro inhibited himself from hearing the multiple murder and multiple frustrated murder case filed by the Provincial Prosecutor and the Philippine National Police against 72 individuals, a number of whom are known leaders and personalities of people’s organizations in the Calaba...

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