Philippine Labor News
Note: This publication has unfortunately been discontinued.
ILRF wants to thanks Omar Bantayan for his hard work on this edition, which made it possible.
- Church Leaders Visit Washington, DC; Call for Justice for Slain Church Workers and Political Prisoners
- Unions Call for Minimum Wage Hike; Condemn Aquino Administration Wage-freeze
- Workers Band Together; Form Largest Trade Union Coalition Since 1989
- Flight Attendants for Philippine Airlines Victims of Travesty of Justice
- KMU Legal Counsel Hails 3rd Dismissal of Charges Vs. St 72
- Filipino Solon Raises Concern on Child Labor
- Charges Refiled Against “Southern Tagalog 72”
- Under Lingering Cloud of Union Rights Violation, Dole Philippines Granted Award for Social Accountability
- Supreme Court Calls for Military to Surface Two Students
- United Church of Christ Philippines Seeks to Hold Former President Arroyo Accountable for Extrajudicial Killings
- Families of Construction Workers Killed in Accident Pursue Criminal Charges
- Numbers of Billionaires Increases, Real Wages Plummet
- Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association--Philippine Airlines Update.
Take Action Now to Protect Labor Rights at Dole Philippines
Dear Friends and Colleagues of the Philippine Labor Movement,
The International Labor Rights Forum and United Electrical Workers (UE) are proud to launch this first edition of the Philippine Labor News and Analysis (PLNA). A joint project of the ILRF and UE, the PLNA will be a forum for highlighting the news, and to offer our analysis, of the challenges facing the progressive union movement in the Philippines.
Through the PLNA, we hope to build solidarity between the labor movements in both the United States and the Philippines by examining the challenges and building a common understanding of the issues facing Filipino workers in the United States and the Philippines... Read more
- Secretary of Labor Approves Plan to Retrench and Rehire Workers at Philippine Airlines
- Commentary: Aquino Goverment Fails First Test for Labor Policy
- Union at Dole Philippines Calls for End to Labor Violations; Free Elections
- APL Lambasts South Korean Gov’t for Deporting Activists Attending G-20 Summit
- Charges Against KMU Leader Dismissed for Lack of Evidence
- Philippine Government Officials Call for More Precarious Work Schemes
- Remembering Ka Fort on the Fifth Year of His Killing, a Martyr-leader.
- Philippine Secretary of Labor Baldoz Prohibits Strike at Mindanao Palm Oil Plantation
Philippine Labor News and Analysis (PLNA) was produced in collaboration with the International Labor Rights Forum and the United Electrical Workers (UE) of the United States.
ILRF is an advocacy organization dedicated to achieving just and humane treatment for workers worldwide. http://www.laborrights.org/
For information contact Brian Campbell at the following e-mail address: or call in the U.S. (202) 347-4100 x 102.