Labor Day rally - updates

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What brought workers, students to Labor Day 2018 rally

May 01, 2018 - 9:09 PM

Some of them have been contractual workers for decades; some are students who want fair labor practices when they finally work

THE MESSAGE. Ash Mercado, 20, shows off her face paint, which reads, "End Endo," at the Labor Day rally in Mendiola, Manila, on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

8,000 protesters, 10,000 cops expected in NCR Labor Day activities

Apr 30, 2018 - 2:09 PM

Kilusang Mayo Uno spokesperson Sammy Malunes says 3 groups will be gathering as early as 5 am in 3 three key points in Manila, and will march toward Mendiola

CLENCHED FISTS. Labor leaders (from left)  Sammy Malunes of the Kilusang Mayo Uno, Alan Tanjusay of the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines, Dyul Cainglet of the Federation of Free Workers, and Sonny Matula of the Federation of Free Workers discuss their groups’ Labor Day plans with Tapatan sa Aristocrat moderator Melo Acuña (extreme left) on Monday, April 30. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

Duterte to make OFW concerns among his top labor priorities

May 02, 2016 - 11:30 PM

During his Labor Day rally the Davao City mayor also reminds voters that he is the first presidential candidate to announce his stand against contractualization

AGAINST CONTRACTUALIZATION. Presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte addresses workers during his Labor Day rally at the Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

PNP on heightened, full alert ahead of Labor Day

Apr 30, 2015 - 5:03 PM

Luzon and Visayas are under heightened alert while Mindanao is under full alert ahead of Labor Day celebrations

NAGKAISA. Thousand of workers belonging to Nagkaisa on their way to Mendiola, 01 May 2014. File photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

PNP cameramen to catch troublemakers at Labor Day protests

Apr 30, 2014 - 10:08 PM

Groups are advised to guard their ranks against infiltrators and saboteurs The PNP may use incriminating scenes captured on tape as evidence to support investigation and prosecution