FEATURE: Atty. Saladero, champion of workers’ and human rights*

June 27, 2013

Atty. Remigio Saladero was not yet in his office, but the number of clients waiting for him has steadily grown. The clients included an organization of street sweepers being filed administrative cases for holding a protest against their administrator, union leaders facing illegal suspension, and labor organizers facing harassment. Obviously, this was no ordinary law […]


NEWS: CBBRC commemorates Ka Bel’s fifth death anniversary*

Last May 20, Crispin B. Beltran Resource Center, along with other patriotic groups, commemorated Crsipin “Ka Bel” Beltran’s fifth death anniversary in front of Ka Bel’s marker in Plaza Miranda, Quiapo, Manila. During the commemoration, CBBRC handed a plaque of recognition to Justice Manuel Pamaran (Mayor Lim’s representative) for Mayor Lim’s support for CBBRC’s efforts […]


NEWS: Workers of Pentagon Steel Corporation picket company administration*

On April 13, 2013, union members of the Pentagon Workers’ Union-PTGWO-TUCP of Pentagon Steel Corporation were locked out and illegally fired from the company. This was due to their protest action outside the factory, following the violation of certain provisions in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). Alleged violations “include arbitrary relocation of workers to new […]


NEWS: Coca-Cola Workers’ Sweet Victory*

The strike led by 300 workers under the Unyon ng mga Manggagawang Driver, Forklift Operator, at Picker sa Coca Cola Sta Rosa-Independent (UMDFP-CCBPI-IND or Union of Driver, Forklift Operator, and Picker in Coca Cola Sta. Rosa-Independent) was lifted victoriously on May 22, three days after the union staged a strike to call to end the […]


NEWS: Cavite hosts leg of CBBRC lecture series on EPZs*

June 4, 2013

As part of its commitment to contribute to the advancement of organizing among workers in Special Economic Zones (SEZs), the Crispin B. Beltran Resource Center (CBBRC) brought the second leg of its lecture series to workers in Cavite, home to numerous special economic zones in the country. Some 50 workers, church-leaders and labor organizers attended […]