Sunday, March 4, 2012

PALEA rally at DOLE today for women's rights

Contact Alnem Pretencio (PALEA VP) @ 09209543634
        Judy Ann Miranda (PM Sec-Gen) @ 09228677522

Women’s Week Commemoration
PALEA women rally at DOLE today

WHAT: PALEA women members to hold rally at start of Women’s Week commemoration

WHEN:  Today, March 5, 10:00 am

WHERE: Department of Labor and Employment, Intramuros

DETAILS: Women members of the Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) will hold a rally at the DOLE to assail the agency’s connivance in the suppression of women workers rights. The protesters will bring female paper dolls with the necks in a noose to highlight the plight of women workers under the present government.

            Among the rallyists will be breadwinners, single mothers and widows who are all facing extreme difficulties as PALEA enters its sixth month of a lockout by the Lucio Tan-owned flag carrier. After the rally, several of the PALEA members will attend a hearing at the DOLE regarding their illegal suspension by Philippine Airlines for supporting the union picketline.

Wednesday (March 7): PALEA women join march for economic and labor justice, UST to Mendiola

Thursday: (March 8): PALEA and PM commemorates International Women’s Day

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