Union of electricians. Workers of Hypervolt Contractor Corporation voted last April 3 in a certification election in favor of Hypervolt Workers Union representing them in negotiations with the management. Hypervolt is a company which lays out electrical wiring and builds related infrastructures.
Fasting of Himamaylan 3. NDFP peace consultant Ramon Patriarca, activists CJ Matarlo and John Michal Tecson protested through fasting last March 30 to commemorate the bloody operations of AFP and PNP forces or the Synchronized Enhanced Managing of Police Operations (SEMPO) in three towns in Negros Oriental which murdered 14 farmers in 24 hours.
March for truth. Some 2,000 supporters of Leni Robrero and activists assembled in Paciano Rizal Park in Los Baños, Laguna in a program to condemn the spread of disinformation and violence which continues from Marcos dictatorship up to the present. The brother of Sen. Leila de Lima, who also attended the event, criticized the persistent attacks of the regime against its critics.
Fight against privatization of Guimba Water District. Residents of Guimba, Nueva Ecija protested in front of Guimba Water District (GWD) last March 28 to oppose the company’s privatization plans. Guimba’s water system will be put under a joint-venture agreement between PAMANA Water Corporation and the management of GWD. Residents argued that the JVA is just an excuse and water services will be taken over completely in 25 years.