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Statement: Solidarity with the Pacific Plaza Workers

Solidarity with the Pacific Plaza Workers: A Statement from the Sanggunian

"Let them starve." These are the stark words from the Homeowners' Chairperson of the Pacific Plaza Towers, Gemma Gemayel, when interviewed about the labor dispute and the subsequent hunger strike of their workers...

In solidarity with this workers and the pursuit of justice, The Sanggunian stands with the Pacific Plaza workers in their struggle for regularization...

We call on the management of the Pacific Plaza and their contractor, Polystar General to recognize the labor rights of their workers and treat them with dignity. The right to unionize is a fundamental exercise of democracy in the workplace. Security of tenue is a right provided by a liberated and principled nation, that views its workers as a sector that holds inherent human dignity and therefore should not be exploited.

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