Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Advisory: Protests mark Global Day of Action vs. Outsourcing tomorrow

WHAT: PALEA and labor coalition Nagkaisa to hold rally and motorcade

WHEN:  Tomorrow, September 27, 9:30 am assembly; 10:00 am rally; 12 noon motorcade

WHERE: Assembly at Morayta; Rally at Mendiola; Motorcade to PALEA protest camp

DETAILS: Airline unions abroad will join the Philippine Airlines Employees Association (PALEA) in a “Global Day of Action against Outsourcing” spanning four continents tomorrow. The September 27 action coincides with the anniversary of PALEA’s protest last year.

Nationwide mobilizations are to be held in Cebu at the PALEA picketline near the Mactan International Airport and in Davao at the downtown area.

Rallies, leafleteering, mass meetings and other protest actions at airports are to be held in Melbourne and Sydney in Australia (Qantas unions & Australia Asia Worker Links), Istanbul in Turkey (civil aviation union Hava-Is), Frankfurt in Germany (Lufthansa flight attendants union UFO), Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg and Saint John in Canada (airline workers union CAW-TCA), Mumbai in India (Air India unions ) and Honolulu in Hawaii (UNITE-HERE).

The campaign vs. outsourcing continues onto October 8 when PALEA and Nagkaisa pickets House of Representatives to push for the Security of Tenure bill.

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