“Something strange is happening in the labor department of Region 7,” a group of priests noted recently. In a petition, a nationwide group of priests presented to President Benigno Aquino III and Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz last week a “demand” for “investigations” into the reported anti-labor acts being committed by the employers of the Visayan…
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News in Pictures: Farmers, Supporters Attend Solidarity Mass on Eve of SC Oral Arguments on Luisita Land Case
A solidarity mass for the farm workers of Hacienda Luisita, officiated by Auxiliary Bishop of Manila Bp. Teodoro Bacani, was held in Sto. Domingo Church, Quezon City, on Tuesday — a day before the Supreme Court will hold oral arguments on the petition for certiorari filed by the Hacienda Luisita Inc. (HLI) management against the 2005 resolution of the Presidential Agrarian Reform Council (PARC) and Department of Agrarian Reform revoking the SDO and ordering the distribution of land to the farm workers.