“Mcdonald’s… Mcdonald’s… Mcdonald’s Must Pay!” This was the slogan that was repeatedly chanted by 25 APL Youth activists who staged a picket today right inside Mcdonald’s West Triangle, one of the biggest stores in Quezon City. For at least 15 minutes, the activists were able to explain to the customers the plight of the young […]Read more "Mcdonald’s Must Pay!"
Today, on the occasion of the International Youth Day, the Alliance of Progressive Labor-Youth (APL-Youth) lambasted the Coca-Cola Company for destroying jobs. “Coca-Cola is lying. Coke does not open happiness, it promotes misery for its workers whose lives are destroyed by the company’s continuing policy to promote contractual jobs”, Marco Gojol, APL-Youth Secretary General said. […]Read more "APL Youth Lambasts Coca-Cola Company for Killing Regular Jobs"
THOUSANDS of trade unionists and activists poured into the streets of Manila and other key cities to celebrate May Day amid renewed hopes that the two latest efforts at labor unity will provide strong impetus to their uphill battle for labor and trade union rights. At least 5,000 affiliates of the Sentro ng mga Progresibong […]Read more "Sentro, Nagkaisa herald new era of ‘labor unity’; show strength in May 1 rallies"
Members of the Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) – Youth staged a protest action in front of the Commission on Higher Education office today to protest the tuition fee hike of more than 200 private colleges and universities nationwide. The youth activists criticized the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) for allowing the increase following the […]Read more "Protesters hound the Commission on Higher Education after tuition fee hike approval in 222 colleges, universities"
FOLLOWING their denunciation of the government’s decision to cut the budget for state universities and colleges (SUCs), a growing number of youths and students are also voicing their support for the enactment of the long pending Security of Tenure (SOT) bill in Congress. This was gleaned from today’s trailblazing symposium on the SOT bill held […]Read more "After slamming budget cuts to SUCs, youths endorse security of tenure bill"