The word “Endo,” short for “end of contract,” was declared in “Sawikaan 2014: Pagpili ng Salita ng Taon” as word of the year. This word leaves a bitter taste in the mouth of Filipino workers whose various groups united to protest the incidences of “Endo” on Oct. 7, world day for decent work.
Intensifying contractualization and implementing the two-tier wage system are the two main schemes being availed by the government and employers today to press or cut down wages. – Elmer “Bong” Labog, chairman of Kilusang Mayo Uno
Maliban sa Endo (2007) na ukol sa kabataang subkontrakwal na manggagawa at sa My Fake American Accent (2008), walang presensya ang paggawa sa maigsing kasaysayan ng Cinemalaya. At ngayong iniisip ko, tila wala rin namang substansyal na papel ang paggawa sa indie film movement sa kabuuan.