Monday, 12 May 2014

Union-busting in the Philippines: Company sacks entire union executive

A LabourStart appeal by Eric Lee

Workers protest union-busting.

A company in the Philippines has sacked all 24 officers of the trade union rather than bargain collectively.

NXP Semiconductors didn't like its employees joining a union, which is a rare thing in the country's free trade zones, and have determined to bust the union.

One of the ones they sacked is Reden Alcantra, the president of the national metalworkers union.

We are calling on NXP to reinstate the union officials, to resume negotiations, and to respect workers' rights.

Please take a moment to send your message of protest:

Click here to send your message.

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