Anakpawis party-list Representative Rafael Mariano assailed Malacanang for quickly thumbing down workers’ demand for a P125 legislated wage hike calling the Aquino administration as “insensitive on the plight of workers confronting severe economic crisis, extreme poverty and hunger.”
Anakpawis party-list Representative Rafael Mariano today assailed Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz’s statement insisting on so-called “supervening events” in order to justify giving “crumbs” to workers on Labor Day.
Anakpawis Partylist lambasted President Aquino for rejecting the P125 legislated nationwide wage hike, and echoing arguments of business elites against substantial wage increase.
Anakpawis challenges Aquino to certify as urgent the legislated wage hike bill
“It is high time that the Aquino government decisively address the long-standing problem of overpricing and profiteering by oil companies by repealing Republic Act 8479 or the Downstream Oil Industry Deregulation Law.
Pambansang protesta laban sa mataas na presyo ng langis
“The toiling masses of workers and peasants express our deepest sympathies to the families of Sally Ordinario-Villanueva, Ramon Credo and Elizabeth Batain.”
Explanation of vote on the Committee Report and Articles of Impeachment vs. Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez
Oil price hikes to fuel unrest, solon warns Anakpawis party-list Representative Rafael Mariano today warned President Benigno Aquino III to brace for the people’s fury over the administration’s incompetence to address the successive oil price hikes and its domino effect basic commodities.
In the wake of surging oil prices, Anakpawis party-list Representative Rafael Mariano on Wednesday filed House Bill 4317 to stop oil cartels’ profiteering-spree and exploitation of the Filipino people.