Tags: Filipino women workers

For ten years they labored without a union suffering from low wages, being cheated in the computation of their overtime and holiday pay, and night differentials, and being sexually harassed by the owner of the company; for more than two months they steadfastly held on with their strike. All of these bore fruit on Sept.…

Contractualization is a scheme that allows capitalists to replace their workforce with ease according to market demands. For the management, this translates to maximization of profits but for the laborers, this system denies them the security and benefits of a regular job while being paid very low wages. By Reyna Mae Tabbada Bulatlat Women workers…