Philippines: Women workers go on strike and allege undue termination or suspension of union officers
"FOA issue at electronics supplier Lakepower Converter," 30 December 2017
Women workers of...Lakepower Converter Inc....have been on strike since December 7 and were repeatedly harassed by company and ecozone guards.
Company guards, export zone security guards and other men wearing ski masks but clad in ecozone police uniforms repeatedly tore down placards and makeshift tents at the picketline. The men arrived in motorcycles and bearing side arms. Two women workers—Maricar Orque and Magdalena Peña—were hurt in the commotion that followed the forcible dismantling of the picketline.