Tags: Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU or May 1st Movement)

NEWS RELEASE 26 April 2010 More than 50,000 workers are expected to join the actions in Metro Manila on Labor Day led by militant labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU). This year��s commemoration of Labor Day will highlight the workers’ presentation of the labor agenda to national candidates and labor’s assessment of Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s nine-year…

Mention the names Crisanto Evangelista, Amado V. Hernandez, and Felixberto Olalaia Sr. and one is reminded of the history of the militant workers’ movement in the Philippines. Felixberto Olalia Sr. was instrumental in the rebirth of the militant labor movement during the dark days of Martial Law, the peak of which was the founding of…