February 22, 2018
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Cavite women workers kick-off series of protests at DOLE for EO vs endo
WHAT: Striking Cavite women workers to hold protest
WHEN: Today, February 22 (Thursday), 10:00 am
WHERE: DOLE National office, Intramuros, Manila
Women workers of electronics firm Lakepower in Cavite ecozone have been on strike for more than two months now. They are calling on the office of the Labor Secretary to intervene to resolve the protracted dispute. The workers are calling for a stop to the termination and suspension of union officers and members.
The rally today kicks-off a series of protests by labor groups who are calling for the signing of an executive order to abolish contractualization and action by the DOLE on labor disputes at Lakepower, Coke and Philippine Airlines. The DOLE main office will also be the site of rallies on February 23 (Friday) by KMU and on February 26 (Monday) by the Nagkaisa labor coalition. ###